Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I was alive without the law once: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.
the young man answer'd, all these things have I practis'd from my youth: what is it that is further required?
Then a doctor of the law stood up to try him, saying, master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
how many years have I serv'd you, without having ever disobey'd your orders? and yet you never bestow'd a kid upon me, to make merry with my friends:
Then he propos'd this parable, concerning those who had a great opinion of their own justice, and look'd with contempt upon others.
being circumcised the eighth day, of the family of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew by descent, by sect a Pharisee.
Ye have heard that it has been said to the antients, "Thou shalt not kill: and whosoever shall kill, shall be punish'd by the tribunal."
for this is a commandment of God, "honour thy father and mother; and, he that curses father or mother, let him be punish'd with death."
for laying aside what is of divine appointment, you stick to their human traditions, about the washing of pots, and cups, and many other the like practices.
And i died
thus, my brethren, the law is become dead with respect to you by the body of Christ; that you might be subject to another, even to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God.
for by the observation of the law no one shall be justified in his sight, since it is the law that takes cognizance of sin.
for by one law, I am dead to the other law, that I might live unto God: