Using the Law Lawfully [1 Timothy]

November 8, 2009

1 Tim 1.8-11

The suggestion that false teachers in Ephesus desired to be ‘law-teachers’ gives rise to a discussion of the proper use of the law. When the law is used properly, its inherent goodness is made plain to all. The lawful use, then, is to reprove, rebuke, and correct sin and sinners. And Paul goes further – this use of the Law is connected with the Gospel – it is according to the Gospel entrusted to him, and through him entrusted to us.

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