It should be noted that Jesus Christ himself, did not abolish the commandments that Moses himself brought down, and then some. However, he knew that nobody could keep the commandments perfectly, so that is why God sent his son Jesus to fulfill the law and be that sacrifice to save mankind and eventually put an end to the needed animal sacrifices that were required in the Old Testament. Pastor Kevin Swanson interviews author and conference speaker Jani Ortlund (wife of pastor and former seminary professor Raymond Ortlund Jr) about her book His Loving Law, Our Lasting Legacy: Living the Ten Commandments and Giving Them to Our Children which was published over about ten years ago.
The law of God has come to be ignored or even despised by so many Christians today. God wants us to teaching His commandments to our children. That’s what Deuteronomy 6:7 tells us. So, how do we teach it in the context of the Gospel and the bigger story of Scripture? Here is a thoughtful, balanced look at living the law of God and teaching it in the home.