I.The Law helps us see God

  1. It shows us God’s nature
  2. It shows us God’s will.

II. The Law helps us see Ourselves

  1. It shows us our sinful nature
  2. It shows us our disobedient hearts

 III. The Law helps us see our need for Jesus

  1. Who never broke the Law
  2. Who always did what the Law required

 IV. The Law helps us see how to live a life worthy of our Savior.

 

NCC Q#15

Since no one can keep the law, what is its purpose?

 

That we may know the holy nature and will of God,

and the sinful nature and disobedience of our hearts;

and thus our need of a Savior. The law also teaches

and exhorts us to live a life worthy of our Savior.