When we embrace the law as our rule of walking with God, we must let go of Jesus.
The legalists among the Galatians wanted them to think that they could have both Jesus and a law-relationship with God
How tragic! Jesus, dying on the cross, pouring out His blood, His life, His soul, His agony, His love for us — and it will profit you nothing!
This point was so important to Paul that he mustered all the strength he could in a personal appeal: he began with Indeed I, Paul.
When we embrace the law as our rule of walking with God, we must embrace the whole law
If we come to God on the basis of our own law keeping we must keep the whole law and our law-keeping must be perfect.
No amount of obedience makes up for one act of disobedience; if you are pulled over for speeding, it will do no good to protest that you are a faithful husband, a good taxpayer, and have obeyed the speed limit many times.