Are believer today required to obey the Old Testament? How does the coming of Jesus change the way we relate to Old Testament Law?
How does the coming of Jesus relate to Old Testament Law?
We will not understand how Christians should apply the Old Testament without a close look at Jesus’ words in Matthew 5:17-20
“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished. Anyone who breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of the law, you…
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