Are Parts of The Law Still To Be Kept?

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Hi D____,
Thank you for your questions. They are all answered in a paper on the site entitled The Law of Moses Versus The Law of The Spirit.
As a contractor I can tell you that when a contract is broken it must be rewritten. Then you have a new contract, a new covenant or a New Testament. There may be many similarities between the old and the new, but they really are quite different. It may still be incumbent upon you to love your heavenly Father and your earthly parents and family and friends. But the love of the old contract doesn’t begin to compare with the unconditional love of the new contract.
The different categories of the laws of Moses which you listed in your question are all “the whole law:”

Gal 5:3  For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law.
Jas 2:10  For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one [ point], he is guilty of all.

I was in the World Wide Church Of God from 1963 to 1973. I often inquired why we never kept the new moons as sabbaths as required by the law of Moses:

2Ch 8:13  Even after a certain rate every day, offering according to the commandment of Moses, on the sabbaths, and on the new moons, and on the solemn feasts, three times in the year, [ even] in the feast of unleavened bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of tabernacles.

I got no answer then, and I have yet to hear an answer. Many of the splinter groups from that church have begun keeping the new moons, but the Truth remains:

Gal 3:10  For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed [ is] every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.
Gal 3:11  But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, [ it is] evident: for, The just shall live by faith.
Gal 3:12  And the law is not of faith: but, The man that doeth them shall live in them.
Gal 3:13  Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed [ is] every one that hangeth on a tree:

When I was in the WWCG  we emphasized the last part of verse 12, as if the first part did not even count. But it does count as this third chapter later demonstrates:

Gal 3:19  Wherefore then serveth the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.
Gal 3:20  Now a mediator is not [ a mediator] of one, but God is one.
Gal 3:21  [ Is] the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law.
Gal 3:22  But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.
Gal 3:23  But before faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed.
Gal 3:24  Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.
Gal 3:25  But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster.

The law shuts us away from the faith of Christ even as it leads us to Him. It is a good schoolmaster for a time in our childish spiritual lives, but after we grow out of childhood “we are no longer under the schoolmaster.”
I cannot rewrite that paper right here. Please take the time to read it, then if you still have questions get back to me.

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