"Now, Israel, listen to the statutes and ordinances I am teaching you to follow, so that you may live, enter, and take possession of the land the Lord, the God of your fathers, is giving you.
"You must carefully follow every command I am giving you today, so that you may live and increase, and may enter and take possession of the land the Lord swore to your fathers.
he taught me and said: "Your heart must hold on to my words. Keep my commands and live.
Keep my commands and live; protect my teachings as you would the pupil of your eye.
"Why do you ask Me about what is good?" He said to him. "There is only One who is good. If you want to enter into life, keep the commandments."
You warned them to turn back to Your law, but they acted arrogantly and would not obey Your commandments. They sinned against Your ordinances, by which a person will live if he does them. They stubbornly resisted, stiffened their necks, and would not obey.
Then I gave them My statutes and explained My ordinances to them-the person who does them will live by them.
"But the house of Israel rebelled against Me in the wilderness. They did not follow My statutes and they rejected My ordinances-the person who does them will live by them. They also completely profaned My Sabbaths. So I considered pouring out My wrath on them in the wilderness to put an end to them.
"But the children rebelled against Me. They did not follow My statutes or carefully keep My ordinances-the person who does them will live by them. They also profaned My Sabbaths. So I considered pouring out My wrath on them and exhausting My anger against them in the wilderness.
Keep My statutes and ordinances; a person will live if he does them. I am the Lord.
Deal generously with Your servant so that I might live; then I will keep Your word.
For they are not meaningless words to you but they are your life, and by them you will live long in the land you are crossing the Jordan to possess."
For they are life to those who find them, and health to one's whole body.
love the Lord your God, obey Him, and remain faithful to Him. For He is your life, and He will prolong your life in the land the Lord swore to give to your fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob."
Follow the whole instruction the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live, prosper, and have a long life in the land you will possess.
For Moses writes about the righteousness that is from the law: The one who does these things will live by them.
But the law is not based on faith; instead, the one who does these things will live by them.
he returns collateral, makes restitution for what he has stolen, and walks in the statutes of life without practicing iniquity-he will certainly live; he will not die.
I also gave them statutes that were not good and ordinances that did not bring them life.
You pore over the Scriptures because you think you have eternal life in them, yet they testify about Me.
Is the law therefore contrary to God's promises? Absolutely not! For if a law had been given that was able to give life, then righteousness would certainly be by the law.
and I died. The commandment that was meant for life resulted in death for me.