Romans 5:20 says Moreover the law entered that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded grace did much more abound.
I have nothing against the law (old covenant). It is perfect and holy. However I do have a problem with how it is used and how it is explained. Not to mention that Jesus fulfilled the law. First of all, the Law was given to Israel and not given to any other nation. Meaning, the law was not given to us. Second the law was not design to keep us, help us or make us better. Matter of fact the Law was design to increase sin, not removed it. Romans 5:20 says Morevover the law entered that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded grace did much more abound.
Even when God gave the Law to Moses to give to His people, He knew they couldn’t keep it. So after He gave them the Law, he instituted sacrifices for them. So I am not against the law, I understand why the law was given and what it is for today. I will let the bible tell you what its for. Galatians 3:24,25 says Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ that we might be justified by faith. But after that faith is come we are no longer under a schoolmaster. So the law was to bring us to Christ and after we come to him, we are no longer under the law. Romans 10:4 says For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believes.
So then, what is the Law for? I’m glad you ask. 1 Timothy 1:9 says Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient for the ungodly and for sinners… So, you see, that is what the law is for. If you are a believer, then the law is not for you. If you are not a believer, then the law is for you and it will bring you to Christ.
So you see, there is nothing wrong with the law. However if, its used in the wrong manner it will cause bondage, condemnation and death. I will leave you with 2 Corinthians 3:6,7 which says Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament, not of the letter but of the spirit, for the letter killeth but the spirit gives life. But if the ministration of death written and engraven in stones was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not steadfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance which glory was to be done away.