New Living Translation
This way of faith is very different from the way of law, which says, "It is through obeying the law that a person has life."
King James Bible
And the law is not of faith: but, The man that doeth them shall live in them.
Darby Bible Translation
but the law is not on the principle of faith; but, He that shall have done these things shall live by them.
World English Bible
The law is not of faith, but, "The man who does them will live by them."
Young's Literal Translation
and the law is not by faith, but -- 'The man who did them shall live in them.'
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3:12 And the law is not of faith - But quite opposite to
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This evening, however, I shall run away from my text somewhat. Having just in a few words endeavored to explain the meaning of the whole sentence, I intend only this evening to dwell upon the doctrine which incidentally the apostle teaches us. He teaches us that we begin in the Spirit--"Having begun in the Spirit" I have already illustrated the whole text sufficiently for our understanding if God the Holy Spirit shall enlighten us; and I shall now, I say, confine myself to the thought that Christians …
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If you obey my decrees and my regulations, you will find life through them. I am the LORD.
and I died. So I discovered that the law's commands, which were supposed to bring life, brought spiritual death instead.
For Moses writes that the law's way of making a person right with God requires obedience to all of its commands.
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