"...the first covenant was good, holy, righteous, and equal...We need no other argument to prove it holy and good than this, that God made it...[now] man, through...his own fault...cannot obtain any good by it, and must perish everlastingly by virtue of the curse of i...
"The law is a beam of the holiness of God himself. What it speaks unto us, it speaks in the name and authority of God...the law knows neither mercy nor forgiveness...'Do this and live;' fail and die,' is the constant, immutable voice of the law."
"Weigh it well, and attend unto what the law speaks of your sin...or you will never make...application to God for forgiveness...[if] ever you would have your souls justified by grace, take care to have your sins judged by the law."
"...the law speaks not a word on this side [of] death to an offender. There is a greatness and an eternity of wrath in the sentence of it; and it is God himself who hath undertaken to see the vengence of it executed."