Monday, June 16, 2008

The Purpose of God's Law

With all the talk lately about the law of God, I thought I'd post my thoughts on it's purpose.

The Purpose of God’s Law:

1. It Points out sin

James 1:23-25 - It gives us freedom – we can know right from wrong.

Rom 3:20 - It gives us knowledge of sin.

1 John 3:4 - It defines sin.

2. The Law acts as an agent in conversion
Psalm 19:7 - The Law of the Lord is perfect for converting the soul

Galatians 3:24 - It points us to Christ

3. The Law provides true freedom
James 2:8 - Keeping God’s royal law is doing right

James 1:25 - God’s perfect law gives us freedom