19Whereforethen serveth the law? It was added because oftransgressions,tilltheseed should come to whom the promise was made ; and it was ordainedbyangelsin the hand of a mediator.20Now a mediatorisnot a mediator of one,butGodisone.21
Is the lawthenagainst the promises of God? God forbid : forif there had been a lawgivenwhichcould have given life , verilyrighteousnessshould have beenby the law.22But the scripture hath concludedallundersin,that the promisebyfaith of JesusChrist might be given to them that believe .
23Butbeforefaithcame , we were keptunder the law, shut upunto the faith which should afterwards be revealed .
24Wherefore the lawwasourschoolmaster to bring us untoChrist,that we might be justifiedbyfaith.25But after that faith is come , we are no longerunder a schoolmaster.