It's easy, and a common way of thinking, to think that the Law is a bad thing. It hurts us, accuses us of what we have and haven't done, and (if it's doing what it's supposed to do), it kills our Old Adam. The Law, then, is "bad stuff" that happens in our lives and the Gospel is "good stuff." But are we really supposed to judge whether something is Law or Gospel based on how we feel about it? Sandra and Pastor Riley talk about how the Law is actually a good gift from God that is intended to drive us to new life and faith in Christ.
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