Matthew 5:17-20 - Though Jesus' life, death, and resurrection put an end to "keeping track" of your law-abiding capabilities, Jesus doubles-down on the necessity to truly keep the law. Surely, Jesus didn't go to all that trouble obeying the law and then tell us that we can either take it or leave it! What is the essence of the OId Testament? How should we handle some of these laws that seem so antiquated and irrelavent? If those first-century blue-ribbon law abiders, the Pharisees,. had a righteousness that wasn't enough, what exactly are we supposed to do?