Most of us agree that the Law of God is good, yet we cannot understand that it is not the Law that makes us good. When a sign reads 65 miles per hour it is telling us the speed limit.
However, when we are speeding, the big bold letters of 65 miles per hour accuses us of breaking the law when we go one mile over the speed limit. However, does it stop us from speeding?
Romans 2: 15 tells us: They demonstrate that God’s law is written in their hearts, for their own conscience and thoughts either accuse them or tell them they are doing right.
Jesus said to his haters in John 7:19 (NLT) “Moses gave you the law, but none of you obeys it! In fact, you are trying to kill me.
Romans 3:20 states: For no one can ever be made right with God by doing what the law commands. The law simply shows us how sinful we are.
So…if we cannot be right by the law, then how can we be right?
Romans 3:21-25 states in (the NLT Bible)
But now God has shown us a way to be made right with him without keeping the requirements of the law, as was promised in the writings of Moses and the prophets long ago.
We are made right with God by placing our faith in Jesus Christ. And this is true for everyone who believes, no matter who we are. God made it where the ten commandment is sewn into our hearts and we do them out our love and respect for Him. If we love him, we will automatically strive to keep them. But it is God who helps us to keep them. We are incapable of doing them on our own.
For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard.
Yet God, with undeserved kindness, declares that we are righteous. He did this through Christ Jesus when he freed us from the penalty for our sins.
For God presented Jesus as the sacrifice for sin. People are made right with God when they believe that Jesus sacrificed his life, shedding his blood for our sins.