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We have been crucified with Christ, so we live by faith in Him and not by faith in the law.

BibleGateway: Galatians 2:17-21

ESV Text: Galatians 2:17-21

KJV Text:

The section starts at about 2:38 and ends at about 3:27

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17 But if, while we seek to be justified by Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners, is therefore Christ the minister of sin? God forbid. 18 For if I build again the things which I destroyed, I make myself a transgressor. 19 For I through the law am dead to the law, that I might live unto God. 20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me. 21 I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.(KJV)

Hymn: TLH 289:
The Law Commands and Makes Us Know

— Organ Audio

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1. The Law commands and makes us know 
What duties to our God we owe; 
But ’tis the Gospel must reveal 
Where lies our strength to do his will. 

2. The Law discovers guilt and sin 
And shows how vile our hearts have been; 
The Gospel only can express 
Forgiving love and cleansing grace. 

3. What curses doth the Law denounce 
Against the man who fails but once! 
But in the Gospel Christ appears, 
Pardoning the guilt of numerous years. 

4. My soul, no more attempt to draw 
Thy life and comfort from the Law 
Fly to the hope the Gospel gives; 
The man that trusts the promise lives.