God’s law: The struggling believer’s gracious and trusty friend

Revd Dr William Philip

“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them” (Matthew 5:17). Through his sacrifice on the cross, Christ’s righteousness is imparted to the believer. Jesus Christ has fulfilled the law’s demands on our behalf. Christ did not come to abolish the law. The law condemns the sinner, yet the law is good. It is a friend to all those who seek to live a Christ-like life in an increasingly hostile world.