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What is the difference between the law and grace?


Romans 6:14

ESV - 14 For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace.

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Q jcryle001 JD Abshire
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1. Under Law there was a dividing veil (Ex. 26.33) Grace brought a rent veil (Heb. 10:19) 

2. Law blots out the sinner (Ex. 32:33) Grace blots out the sinner’s sin (Col. 2:14) 

3. The Law curses the sinner (Gal. 3:10) Grace covers the sinner (Rom. 4:7) 

4. The Law cries out, “Do and live!” (Deut. 8:1) Grace cries out, “It is done! It is finished!” (John 19:30; John 1:12) 

5. The Law cries out, “Every mouth stopped” (Rom 3:19) Grace invites, “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus (Rom. 10:9) 

6. The Law showed favor to the good (Prov. 12:2) Grace shows mercy and favor to the ungodly (Eph. 2:1-6) 

7. The Law was outwardly graven upon stone (2 Cor. 3:3) Grace is graven inwardly, Christ in you (Col. 1:27; Col. 3:3; 2 Cor. 3:3) 

8. The Law says, “He added no more” (Deut. 5:22) Grace assures us, “Hath spoken by his Son” (Heb. 1:2) 

9. Law is inexorable in its demand (Josh. 7:25) The Grace of God is inspirational in its blessing (2 Cor. 5:17) 

10. The Law brings judgment (Rom. 5:18) Grace brings justification (Rom. 3:24) 

11. Law cries out, “Keep the commandments-all of them in minute detail” (James 2:10) Grace assures us we are kept by the power of God (1 Peter 1:5) 

12. The Law demands love (Deut 6:5) The Grace of God exhibits love (John 3:16) 

13. The Law moves the sinner to sin (Rom. 7:8) The Grace of God removes sin from the sinner (Matt. 1:21) 

14. According to the Law, nearness to God is impossible (Ex 20:21) In Grace, nearness to God is guaranteed (Eph. 2:13) 

15. The Law demands obedience----or no blessing (Deut. 28:1-9) Grace brings obedience because of the blessing (1 John 4:19) 

16. The Law cries out, “Stone the prodigal” (Deut. 21:20-21) 
Grace cries out, “Put the best robe on the prodigal….kill the fatted calf! Let 
us feast and be merry!” (Luke 15:20-23) 

17. Law brings death (Deut. 21:22-23). 
Grace gives to us the quietness and assurance of peace (Rom. 5:1). 

18. 18. The Law retaliates (Ex. 21:24). 
The Grace of God redeems (Gal. 3:13). 

19. The Law demands sanctification (Lev. 11:44). 
Grace bestows sanctification (I Cor. 1:30). 

20. Because of the Law, three thousand were slain (Ex. 32:28). 
Because of the Grace of God, three thousand were saved (Acts 2:41). 

21. The Law is unsatisfying to the conscience (Heb. 10:1-2). 
The Grace of God is unfailing in its forgiveness and remedy for sin 
(Heb. 9:12-14; Heb. 10:10-14). 

22. The Law is the voice of consternation (Heb. 12:18-21). 
The Grace of God is the voice of covenant, blessing, peace and assurance (Heb. 12:22-24). 

23. When the Law was given, Moses' face shown, and the people feared (Ex. 34:30). 
Grace brought by Jesus Christ attracted the people to the face of Jesus (Mark 9:15). 

24. The Law was a yoke of burdensome weight (Gal. 5:1). 
Grace is to be in the yoke with Jesus, which makes the yoke easy and the burden light (Matt. 11:29-30). 

25. The Law produced zeal (Rom. 10:1-2), but no salvation (Phil. 3:6; Rom. 10:1-8) 
Grace imparts zeal, and brings joy unspeakable and full of glory (Titus 2:14; 1 Peter 1:8)

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