Many verses in the Old Testament state that the Law was binding forever: Genesis 17:19; Exodus 12:14, 17, 24; Leviticus 23:14, 21, 31; Deuteronomy 4:8-9; 7:9; 11:1, 26-28; I Chronicles 16:15; Psalm 119:151-152, 160; Ecclesiastes 12:13; Malachi 4:4; Matthew 5:18-19; and Luke 16:17.
However, other verses indicate that modern Christians are not under the Old Testament law, but are under a new covenant: Luke 16:16; Romans 3:28; 6:14; 7:4, 6; 10:4; Galatians 3:13, 24-25; 5:18; Ephesians 2:15; and Colossians 2:14.
The Old Testament laws were binding forever, under that covenant. However, since Christians are under a new covenant rather than the old one, the Old Testament laws are no longer binding for them. Anyone still under the old covenant is still bound by these laws and will be bound by them forever, which is why the Bible says that those still under the Law are cursed because they cannot keep these laws (Galatians 3:10). Only through Christ can we have everlasting life, not through the Old Testament Law.
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