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Why then the law?

February 21, 2014 | ceremonial law, Christ, civil law, Gary Combs, God, gospel, grace, jesus, law, lawful, moral law, Mosaic law, unlawful

“Why then the law?” (Galatians 3:19a ESV). “Now we know that the law is good, if one uses it lawfully” (1 Timothy 1:8 ESV). Last week, we started a new sermon series through Paul’s first epistle to Timothy. We encountered a phrase in 1 Timothy 1:8 about the “lawful” use of the law. Apparently, the