- Jesus came to fulfill the Old Testament
- Jesus came to fulfill the Mosaic Law
- Followers of Jesus will delight in, teach and be directed by the Old Testament
Family Discussion Questions:
Younger and Older:
- Did Jesus see his own teaching as a new direction from the Old Testament?
- Did Jesus want his followers to ignore the Old Testament?
- What did Jesus say the Old Testament was about?
- What are some ways the Old Testament is still so important for us as Christians?
- In what important ways is the Old Testament fulfilled by Christ?
- Is the grace of Jesus opposed to the law of Moses?
- How is the law of Moses fulfilled by the ministry of Jesus?
- How do followers of Jesus honour the law and participate in Jesus’ fulfillment of it?
- Why can we be sure that the righteousness of a Christian will exceed that of the scribes and Pharisees?
- How have you interacted with the Old Testament in the past? Are you reading it the way that Jesus does?