Is the law therefore contrary to God's promises? Absolutely not! For if a law had been given that was able to give life, then righteousness would certainly be by the law.
But the Scripture has imprisoned everything under sin's power,a so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.
Before this faith came, we were confined under the law, imprisoned until the coming faith was revealed.
The law, then, was our guardianb described such a slave. This slave was not a teacher. until Christ, so that we could be justified by faith.
But since that faith has come, we are no longer under a guardian,c described such a slave. This slave was not a teacher.
for you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.
For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
There is no Jew or Greek, slave or free, male or female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
And if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed, heirs according to the promise.