Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I was alive without the law once: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.
And i died
The young man said to him, "I have wholeheartedly obeyed all these laws. What do I still lack?"
Now an expert in religious law stood up to test Jesus, saying, "Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
but he answered his father, 'Look! These many years I have worked like a slave for you, and I never disobeyed your commands. Yet you never gave me even a goat so that I could celebrate with my friends!
Jesus also told this parable to some who were confident that they were righteous and looked down on everyone else.
I was circumcised on the eighth day, from the people of Israel and the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews. I lived according to the law as a Pharisee.
"You have heard that it was said to an older generation, 'Do not murder,' and 'whoever murders will be subjected to judgment.'
For God said, 'Honor your father and mother' and 'Whoever insults his father or mother must be put to death.'
Having no regard for the command of God, you hold fast to human tradition."
And i died
So, my brothers and sisters, you also died to the law through the body of Christ, so that you could be joined to another, to the one who was raised from the dead, to bear fruit to God.
For no one is declared righteous before him by the works of the law, for through the law comes the knowledge of sin.
For through the law I died to the law so that I may live to God.
The man said to him, "Teacher, I have wholeheartedly obeyed all these laws since my youth."
concerning sin, because they do not believe in me;