Therefore no one will be justified in His sight by works of the Law. For the Law merely brings awareness of sin.
Cross ReferencesPsalm 143:2
Do not bring Your servant into judgment, for no one alive is righteous before You.
Through Him everyone who believes is justified from everything you could not be justified from by the Law of Moses.
For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the Law.
because the Law brings wrath. And where there is no law, there is no transgression.
For sin was in the world before the Law was given; but sin is not taken into account when there is no law.
The Law was given so that the trespass would increase; but where sin increased, grace increased all the more,
What then shall we say? Is the Law sin? By no means! Indeed, I would not have been mindful of sin if not for the Law. For I would not have been aware of coveting if the Law had not said, "Do not covet."
But sin, seizing its opportunity through the commandment, produced in me every kind of covetous desire. For apart from the Law, sin is dead.
For sin, seizing its opportunity through the commandment, deceived me and through the commandment put me to death.
1 Corinthians 15:56
The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the Law.
know that a man is not justified by works of the Law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. So we, too, have believed in Christ Jesus, that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the Law, because by works of the Law no one will be justified.
(for the Law made nothing perfect), and a better hope is introduced, by which we draw near to God.
Chapter Outline1. The Jews prerogative;
3. which they have not lost;
9. howbeit the law convinces them also of sin;
20. therefore no one is justified by the law;
28. but all, without difference, by faith, only;
31. and yet the law is not abolished.
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