Galatians 3:21-24 NIV

21 Is the law, therefore, opposed to the promises of God? Absolutely not!1 For if a law had been given that could impart life, then righteousness would certainly have come by the law.2

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22 But the Scripture declares that the whole world is a prisoner of sin,3 so that what was promised, being given through faith in Jesus Christ, might be given to those who believe.

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23 Before this faith came, we were held prisoners4 by the law, locked up until faith should be revealed.5

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      24 So the law was put in charge to lead us to Christa6 that we might be justified by faith.7

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        • h 3:24 - Or "charge until Christ came"