REPEATEDLY "the law" is referred to in the Scriptures, chiefly with reference to the law of God; but in the New Testament "the law" frequently stands for counterfeit material law. It is of much importance, therefore, in reading the Bible, to recognize and understand when "the law" means the law of God, and when it means human material concepts of law, which latter, until their nature is understood, claim to operate as law.
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