The strength of sin is the Law. 1 Corinthians 15:56
The Gospel is the power of God unto salvation. Romans 1:16
Its interesting to know that the greek word for strength and power are the same words which is dunamis.
The word dunamis means supernatural power.
Here are two very different belief systems with two very different results.
The first belief system is all about the law of self effort for justification which only gives strength to sin or supernaturally empowers sin in ones life !
The second belief system is all about believing in the finished work of Jesus for justification and resting in what Christ has already accomplished which supernaturally delivers one from the dominion of sin.
The first is speaking of the law of self effort.
The second is speaking of the law of faith in Christ and which activates the law of the spirit of life.
The first is the law of me trying real hard to live for God.. which leads to a vicious cycle of failure and condemnation back to trying harder.
The second is Christ now living in me and through me, which empowers me to live righteous and holy in this life.
Where the law of self effort made sin abound!
Grace now super abounds and reigns through faith righteousness ... Romans 5:21.
Gods grace gives us the supernatural ability to live victoriously and righteous in this life
For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace. Romans6:14
For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death. Romans 8:2
Again we see again two very different laws with two very different results.
The law of the spirit of life in Christ is the law of resting in the finished work of Christ and embracing the one who now is at work in me.
The law of sin and death is the law of self effort. Where all my attention is on me and my own self effort and works trying to get right and stay right with God.
For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions which were aroused by the law were at work in our members to bear fruit to death.
But now we have been delivered from the law, having died to what we were held by, so that we should serve in the newness of the Spirit and not in the oldness of the letter. Romans 7:5-6
Two different laws , two different results.
One brings death ; the other freedom and life