Mankind in his natural state is a law breaker.
Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin. (Romans 3:20 KJV)
The law was given to Moses by God for use as a tool in convicting mankind of his natural inclination to sin. It is a spiritual pricking or awakening of his conscious which pokes holes in man’s estimation of himself encouraging him to ...