Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.
For if it is the adherents of the Law who are to possess it, faith is nullified and the promise amounts to nothing!
"Do not suppose that I have come to do away with the Law or the Prophets. I have not come to do away with them but to enforce them.
does not have to provide for his father.' So you have nullified what God has said, for the sake of what has been handed down to you.
I refuse to nullify the mercy of God. For if uprightness could be secured through law, then Christ died for nothing!
My point is this: An agreement already ratified by God cannot be annulled and its promise canceled by the Law, which arose four hundred and thirty years later.
Then what shall we conclude? That the Law is sin? Certainly not! Yet, if it had not been for the Law, I should never have learned what sin was; I should not have known what it was to covet if the Law had not said, "You must not covet."
so that the requirement of the Law might be fully met in our case, since we live not on the physical but on the spiritual plane.
For Christ marks the termination of law, so that now anyone who has faith may attain uprightness.
Owe nobody anything??xcept the duty of mutual love, for whoever loves his fellow-men has fully satisfied the Law.
But Jesus answered, "Let it be so this time, for it is right for us to do everything that God requires." Then John consented.
For I tell you that unless your uprightness is far superior to that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never even enter the Kingdom of Heaven!
1 Corinthians 9:21
To those who have no law I have become like a man without any law??hough I am not without the law of God, but under the law of Christ??o as to win over those who are without any law.
For it is through the Law that I have become dead to the Law, so that I may live for God.
But if you are guided by the Spirit, you are not subject to law.
And we have the testimony of the holy Spirit to this, for after saying,
If you really obey the supreme law where the Scripture says, "You must love your neighbor as you do yourself," you are doing right,