Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Was then that which is good made death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that it might appear sin, working death in me by that which is good; that sin by the commandment might become exceeding sinful.

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Bible References

Then

Romans 8:3
For that which was impossible to the law, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh
Galatians 3:21
Is the law then against the promises of God? No, in no wise, for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law.

But sin

Romans 7:8
Then sin, when there was occasion by the commandment, wrought in me all manner of lust. For without the law sin was as if it were dormant.
Romans 5:20
Moreover the law entered that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound,
James 1:13
Let no one say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God; for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither does he tempt anyone:

General references

Deuteronomy 4:8
And what nation is there so great that has statutes and rights so just as all this law, which I set before you this day?
James 4:17
Therefore sin is still in the one that knows to do good and does not do it.