Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
What follows, then? Are we to sin, because we live not under law but under mercy? Certainly not!
Do you think so lightly of his wealth of kindness, forbearance, and patience, and fail to see that God's kindness ought to induce you to repent?
But if our wrongdoing brings out the uprightness of God, what are we to say? Is it wrong in God (I am putting it in ordinary human terms) to inflict punishment?
Then law slipped in, and multiplied the offense. But greatly as sin multiplied, God's mercy has far surpassed it,
For you, brothers, have been called to freedom; only do not make your freedom an excuse for the physical, but in love be slaves to one another.
1 Peter 2:16
Live like free men, only do not make your freedom an excuse for doing wrong, but be slaves of God.
2 Peter 2:18
They utter arrogant nonsense and use physical cravings to lure into immorality men who are just escaping from among those who live in error;
For some people have sneaked in among us??heir doom was foretold long ago??odless persons, who turn the mercy of our God into an excuse for immorality, and disown our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.
That is not the way you have been taught what Christ means,