Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
All depends on faith, and for this reason--that acceptance with God might be an act of pure grace,
I do not nullify the grace of God; for if acquittal from guilt is obtainable through the Law, then Christ has died in vain."
For if the inheritance comes through obedience to Law, it no longer comes because of a promise. But, as a matter of fact, God has granted it to Abraham in fulfilment of a promise.
Christ has become nothing to any of you who are seeking acceptance with God through the Law: you have fallen away from grace.
not having a righteousness of my own, derived from the Law, but that which arises from faith in Christ--the righteousness which comes from God through faith.
for the Law brought no perfect blessing--but on the other hand we have the bringing in of a new and better hope by means of which we draw near to God.
Do we then by means of this faith abolish the Law? No, indeed; we give the Law a firmer footing.