Given the existence of an Old and a New Testament raises the question: What is the Christian's relationship to the Old Testament? More particularly, what is the Christian's obligation to the Old Testament Law (laws)? Please begin this discussion by considering what Jesus himself said about the Old Testament. Consider some of Jesus' most pertinent statements regarding the Law and the Prophets. How did Jesus view his own relationship to the Old Testament? Did Jesus teach that the Old Testament Law was binding for his followers? Offer a solution to this perplexing issue.
Do some research in preparation for your thread (your response to the provided forum topic). You will need to study the Bible passage(s) under consideration in order to be reasonably sure of the verse’s or verses’ teaching (per above instructions). You must read a few scholarly commentaries in addition to the course textbook and a couple of articles that specifically address the topic and/or the Scripture passage at hand.
As you compose your thread (your original response to the provided forum topic), aim for 4–6 paragraphs (this will vary per topic) for a maximum word count of 300. The original thread must be 250–300 words. More specifically, devote a full paragraph to each component of the forum’s instructions. Each paragraph does not have to be lengthy, but it must be substantial, concise, and must reflect serious thought and research. You must demonstrate an excellent grasp of English grammar and critical thought. Your essay must be cohesive, coherent, and concise. Your thread is worth 60 points.