Law Keepers continue to judge the Christian by suggesting Christianity believes, teaches, that Christ abolished the Law of Moses. Did Christ abolish the Law or did Christ abolish the condemnation that accompanied the Law?
Jesus did not come to abolish the Law but to fulfill it (Matthew 5:17) and Jesus fulfilled that Law in absolute perfection, something no one born of Adam’s seed could do (Romans 3:23; Romans 5:12). Jesus fulfilled the Law for us and thereby negated the condemnation of the Law, a Law which only defines sin void atonement (Romans 3:20; Romans 8). The Christian, in the New Covenant, is not under Law but under Grace (unmerited favor) through faith in Messiah Jesus as God (Romans 6:14). The LAW could never save anyone as the Law mandated perfection and the Law curses all who fall short of its arbitrary mandates (James 2:10; Galatians 3:10). Jesus did abolish the condemnation of the Law for everyone who believes in Him as God, Messiah.
The “moral” aspects of the Torah remain valid for eternity but their morality is written upon the heart of the Christian by the Spirit and infused into the New Covenant through the process of sanctification. The one who trusts in Jesus as Lord receives the perfection/righteousness of the Law earned for us by Jesus and this is manifest via the imputation of Messiah’s righteousness into the life of the one who believes (1 Corinthians 1:30). Anyone who trusts in obedience to the Law for salvation is cursed (Galatians 3:10).