12 Therefore, whatever you want others to do for you, do also the same for them—this is the Law and the Prophets.[a](A)

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  1. Matthew 7:12 When capitalized, the Law and the Prophets = the OT

12 So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you,(A) for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.(B)

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31 Do we then cancel the law through faith? Absolutely not!(A) On the contrary, we uphold the law.(B)

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31 Do we, then, nullify the law by this faith? Not at all! Rather, we uphold the law.

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For Christ is the end[a] of the law for righteousness(A) to everyone who believes.(B)

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  1. Romans 10:4 Or goal

Christ is the culmination of the law(A) so that there may be righteousness for everyone who believes.(B)

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Love, Our Primary Duty

Do not owe anyone anything,[a] except to love one another, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.(A)

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  1. Romans 13:8 Or Leave no debt outstanding to anyone

Love Fulfills the Law

Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.(A)

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24 The law, then, was our guardian[a] until Christ,(A) so that we could be justified by faith.

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 3:24 The word translated guardian in vv. 24-25 is different from the word in Gl 4:2. In our culture, we do not have a slave who takes a child to and from school, protecting the child from harm or corruption. In Gk the word paidogogos described such a slave. This slave was not a teacher.

24 So the law was our guardian until Christ came(A) that we might be justified by faith.(B)

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