The godly of the Old Testament are only sinners, because the Law brought them up to know sin. It is true that the Law promises us with all blessings of heaven if we keep the commandments, but no man can fulfill this condition. Whenever we try to rebuild by our own efforts, our evil engagements appear in our blood. We all deserve God’s punishment, and all our charities are polluted with our selfishness, and we find no favor with God. Do you agree to these Pauline principles? Read once again what Paul wrote that you might become prudent and broken.