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We know that the Law is good if it is used as it should be used.
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But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully.
Deuteronomy 4:6-8 And you shall observe, and fulfil them in practice. For this is your wisdom, and understanding in the sight of nations, that hearing all these precepts, they may say: Behold a wise and understanding people, a great nation. . . .
Nehemiah 9:13 Thou camest down also to mount Sinai, and didst speak with them from heaven, and thou gavest them right judgments, and the law of truth, ceremonies, and good precepts.
Psalm 19:7-10 The law of the Lord is unspotted, converting souls: the testimony of the Lord is faithful, giving wisdom to little ones. . . .
Psalm 119:96-105,127,128 I have seen an end of all perfection: thy commandment is exceeding broad. . . .
Romans 7:12,13,16 Wherefore the law indeed is holy: and the commandment holy and just and good. . . .
Romans 7:18,22 For I know that there dwelleth not in me, that is to say, in my flesh, that which is good. For to will is present with me: but to accomplish that which is good, I find not. . . .
Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be reformed in the newness of your mind, that you may prove what is the good and the acceptable and the perfect will of God.
Galatians 3:21 Was the law then against the promises of God: God forbid! For if there had been a law given which could give life, verily justice should have been by the law.
2 Timothy 2:5 For he also that striveth for the mastery is not crowned, except he strive lawfully.
ContextWarning against False Teaching
…7Desiring to be teachers of the law: understanding neither the things they say, nor whereof they affirm. 8But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully. 9Knowing this: That the law is not made for the just man but for the unjust and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for the wicked and defiled, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,…
Wherefore the law indeed is holy: and the commandment holy and just and good.
If then I do that which I will not, I consent to the law, that it is good.
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