THE LAW

 

A. The law is perfect

Rom. 7.12,14

The law is holy and just and good

Psa. 19.7,8

The law of the LORD is perfect

B. The law is for the unjust

1 Ti. 1.9,10

The law is made for the lawless and disobedient

Gal. 3.19

The law was added because of transgressions

Gal. 3.24

The law is our schoolmaster to bring us to Christ

Rom. 3.20

By the law is the knowlege of sin

Rom. 5.20

The law entered that the offence might abound

Rom. 7.7

I had not known lust except by the law

Rom. 7.10

Which was ordained to life, I found to be unto death

Rom. 7.13

Work death that sin might become exceeding sinful

C. The law is only a shadow

Heb. 9.10-14

Stood only in carnal ordinances

Heb. 9.23

Patterns of things in the heavens

Heb. 9.24

Which are the figures of the true

Heb. 10.1

The law having a shadow of good things to come

Col. 2.16,17

Which are a shadow of things to come

D. The law is fulfilled

Mat. 5.17,18

No wise pass from the law till all be fulfilled

Gal. 3.24,25

After faith has come we are no longer under the law

Gal. 5.18

Ye are not under the law

Rom. 6.14

Ye are not under the law, but under grace

Rom. 10.4

Christ is the end of the law for righteousness

Eph. 2.14,15

Having abolished in his flesh the law

Col. 2.14

Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances

Heb. 8.13

He saith, a new covenant, he hath made the first old

Heb. 10.9

He taketh away the first, establish the second

Heb. 7.12

Of necessity a change of the law

Heb. 7.18

Disannulling the commandment for unprofitableness

2 Co. 3.11

That which is done away

2 Co. 3.13

That which is abolished

E. Jesus applies the law to the heart

Exo. 20.13

Thou shalt not kill

Exo. 20.14

Not commit adultery

Deu. 24.1

Bill of divorcement

Lev. 19.12

Ye shalt not swear falsely

Exo. 21.24

Eye for an eye

Lev. 19.18

Thou shalt not avenge the children of thy people

Deu. 23.6

Thou shalt not seek their prosperity (of enemies)

Mat. 5.27,28 To lust after her in his heart
Mat. 5.31,32 Saving for fornication, committeth adultery
Mat. 5.33-37 Swear not at all
Mat. 5.38,39 Resist not evil
Mat. 5.43,44 Love your enemies

F. Salvation is not by the works of the law

Rom. 3.20-28

By the law shall no flesh be justified

Rom. 4.4-6

That worketh not, his faith is counted righteousness

Gal. 2.16,21

By the works of the law shall no flesh be justified

Gal. 3.10,11

No man is justified by the law

Gal. 5.4

Justified by the law are fallen from grace

Eph. 2.8,9

Not of works, lest any man should boast

2 Ti. 1.9

Not according to our works

Tit. 3.5

Not by works of righteousness

G. Circumcision

1. Before the law

Gen. 17.11

It shall be a token of the covenant

Gen. 15.6

Abraham is justified by faith

Gen. 17.10

Abraham is circumcised later

Rom. 4.9-11

A seal of the righteousness which he already had

2. In the law

Deu. 10.16

Circumcise the foreskin of your heart as well

Deu. 30.6

Circumcise thine heart

Rom. 2.28,29

Two circumcisions, of flesh and heart

3. After the law

Gal. 2.3,4

Compelled be circumcised, because false brethren

Gal. 6.12-15

Constrain to be circumcised, to glory in your flesh

1 Co. 7.18,19

Let him not be circumcised

Gal. 5.6

Neither circumcision availeth anything

Php. 3.3

We are the circumcision which worship in the spirit

Col. 2.11,12

Circumcision and baptism without hands

Acts 10.43-48

Faith saves before baptism in water

Luke 23.39-43

Faith saves without baptism in water

1 Co. 1.17

Christ sent me not to baptize

H. Meats

1. Before the law

Gen. 9.3

Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you

2. In the law

Lev. 3.17

That ye eat neither fat nor blood

Lev. 7.26,27

Ye shall eat no manner of blood

Lev. 17.10-14

The life of the flesh is in the blood

Lev. 11.2-47

These are the beasts which ye shall eat

Deu. 14.3-21

Thou shalt not eat any abominable thing

3. After the law

Mark 7.15-23

Cannot defile him because it entereth not his heart

Mat. 15.11,17-20

Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth man

Acts 10.12-15

What God hath cleansed that call not common

Acts 11.6-9

That call not thou common

Acts 15.13-21

Trouble not, except from idols, strangled, blood

1 Co. 10.25

Whatsoever is sold in the shambles, that eat

Rom. 14.2,3

Let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth

Rom. 14.14-20

There is nothing unclean of itself

Tit. 1.15

Unto the pure all things are pure

1 Co. 6.13

Meats, belly, God shall destroy both it and them

1 Co. 8.8

Meat commendeth us not to God

Heb. 13.9

Heart be established with grace, not with meats

Col. 2.16

Let no man therefore judge you in meat

Col. 2.20-22

Touch not, taste not, handle not, perish with using

1 Ti. 4.1-4

Doctrine of devils

I. The Sabbath

1. Before the law

Gen. 2.1-3

God blessed the seventh day

2. In the law

Exo. 20.8-10

Remember the sabbath day to keep it holy

Exo. 31.13-17

My sabbaths, it is a sign between me and you

Eze. 20.12

I gave them my sabbaths to be a sign

Exo. 35.2,3

Ye shall kindle no fire upon the sabbath day

Lev. 23.32

Sabbath of rest, ye shall afflict your souls

3. After the law. Jesus applies reason and other laws to the sabbath.

Mat. 12.10-12

It is lawful to do well on the sabbath days

Mark 2.23-28

The sabbath made for man, not man for sabbath

Exo. 16.29

See, I have given you the sabbath (it is for man)

Exo. 23.12

That thine ox may rest, handmaid be refreshed

Exo. 12.16

No work, save that which every man must eat

John 5.10,11

Not lawful to carry bed...said, take up thy bed

Neh. 13.19

No burden brought in on sabbath (merchants)

Jer. 17.19-27

Bear no burden on sabbath day (merchants)

Rom. 14.5,6

He that regardeth not the day, to the Lord

Gal. 4.9-11

Ye observe days and months, I am afraid of you

Col. 2.16

Let no man judge you in respect of an holy day

Heb. 4.3,9

There remaineth a rest to the people of God

Mat. 28.1

In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn

Mark 16.9

Risen early the first day of the week

John 20.19

Same day, being first, disciples were assembled

John 20.26

After eight days (one week) again disciples within

Acts 20.7

Upon the first day, disciples came together

1 Co. 16.2

Upon the first day let every one lay by him in store

J. Tithes

1. Before the law

Gen. 14.20

He gave him tithes of all

Heb. 7.9,10

Levi, who receiveth tithes, paid tithes in Abraham

Gen. 28.22

I will surely give the tenth unto thee (voluntary)

            2. In the law

Lev. 27.30

All the tithe of the land is holy unto the LORD

Num. 18.21

I have given the children of Levi all the tenth

Num. 18.26

Ye shall offer of it a tenth part of the tithe

Mal. 3.8

Wherein have we robbed thee? In tithes, offerings

Mat. 23.23

These ought ye to have done

3. After the law

Luke 21.3

This poor widow hath cast in more than they all

1 Co. 16.1,2

Give as God hath prospered him

2 Co. 8.2

Deep poverty, liberality

2 Co. 8.8

Not by commandment, but by forwardness of love

2 Co. 9.1-7

God loveth a cheerful giver

1 Ti. 6.17,18

Ready to distribute, willing to communicate

Eph. 4.28

Labour, that may have to give to him that needeth

Php. 4.15-18

Fruit abound to your account, sacrifice acceptable

Heb. 13.16

With such sacrifices God is well pleased


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