For through the law I died to the law, so that I might live to God. Galatians 2:19
"It is not easy to get the law killed. Something of a legal disposition remains even in the believer while he is in this world. Many a stroke does self and self-righteousness get, but still it revives again. If he were wholly dead to the law, he would be wholly dead to sin. But so far as the law lives, sin lives. They that think they know the gospel well enough betray their ignorance. No man can be too evangelical [gospel-centered]. It will take all his life-time to get a legal temper destroyed."
Ralph Erskine, A Collection of Sermons from Various Important Subjects (London, 1763), II:134-135.