Christ Fulfills the Law

17 (A)“Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.

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Freed from the Law

Or do you not know, brethren (for I speak to those who know the law), that the law [a]has dominion over a man as long as he lives? For (A)the woman who has a husband is bound by the law to her husband as long as he lives. But if the husband dies, she is released from the law of her husband. So then (B)if, while her husband lives, she marries another man, she will be called an adulteress; but if her husband dies, she is free from that law, so that she is no adulteress, though she has married another man. Therefore, my brethren, you also have become (C)dead to the law through the body of Christ, that you may be married to another—to Him who was raised from the dead, that we should (D)bear fruit to God.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 7:1 rules

24 Therefore (A)the law was our [a]tutor to bring us to Christ, (B)that we might be justified by faith.

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 3:24 In a household, the guardian responsible for the care and discipline of the children

(A)to redeem those who were under the law, (B)that we might receive the adoption as sons.

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