Bible: Gal 3:19-22

3:19 Why then was the law given? 1  It was added 2  because of transgressions, 3  until the arrival of the descendant 4  to whom the promise had been made. It was administered 5  through angels by an intermediary. 6  3:20 Now an intermediary is not for one party alone, but God is one. 7  3:21 Is the law therefore opposed to the promises of God? 8  Absolutely not! For if a law had been given that was able to give life, then righteousness would certainly have come by the law. 9  3:22 But the scripture imprisoned 10  everything and everyone 11  under sin so that the promise could be given – because of the faithfulness 12  of Jesus Christ – to those who believe.

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