Twisted Text - Galatians 2:16 (Not Justified By the Law)

Paul wrote,

16 knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law; for by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified.

This is 100% true. No amount of obedience or law keeping can remove one stain of sin. Forgiveness and salvation come through faith in Jesus Christ alone, not works (see Ephesians 2:8,9). But after we receive His forgiveness, the question is: what about the law? Has it been abolished? The biblical answer is no. In the New Covenant, God promises, “I will put My laws into their hearts” (Hebrews 10:16). When this happens, Christians will love God’s law and keep it by His grace (for proof, read Romans 8:4, Revelation 12:17 and Revelation 14:12).

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