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Galatians 5:22-23

Of all the laws in this world these really are the only things that do not have laws against them. In fact, in my law school Evidence course, we learned that a character for peacefulness can actually be used as a defense to mitigate the prosecution’s testimony against a defendant. Character for truthfulness is another concept that can be used as evidence.

This is why we should focus on whatsoever things are pure and of good report because those things will lead us away from whatever things that will cause us to clash with the law. Walking in line with the law is not as hard as people make it to be. Romans 13:10 says, “Love does not work evil toward another, therefore love is the fulfillment of the law”. I found this verse my 1L year and I began to see of a truth, every case I read, apart from negligence cases or cases involving mistake, resulted because people were deprived of love.

If we walk with love in mind we will not seek to hurt another, thus, we would not break the law. I like how they go hand in hand. Focus on these (which have no law against them) & you will not engage in these or fall into the hands of the law. – Eruore Oboh

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