11 And I gave them my statutes, and declared my judgments unto them, (A)which if a man do, he shall live in them.

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[a]For Moses thus describeth the righteousness which is of the Law, (A)That the man which doeth these things, shall live thereby.

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  1. Romans 10:5 That the Law regardeth and tendeth to Christ, that is a manifest proof, for that is propoundeth such a condition, as can be and is fulfilled of none but Christ only: which being imputed unto us by faith, our conscience is quieted, so that now no man can ask, Who can ascend up into heaven, or bring us from hell, seeing the Gospel teacheth that both of these is done by Christ, and that for their sakes, which with true faith embrace him which calleth them.

12 [a]And the Law is not of faith: but (A)the man that shall do those things, shall live in them.

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  1. Galatians 3:12 Here is a reason shown of the former consequence: Because the law promiseth life to all that keep it, and therefore if it be kept, it justifieth and giveth life. But the Scripture attributing righteousness and life to faith, taketh it from the Law, seeing that faith justifieth by imputation, and the Law by the performing of the work.

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