Many Christians view law, spiritual law, religious law, as a bad thing. The wrongheaded views...
Is the Old Testament Law really merely for the purpose of displaying the need for salvation by faith only?It is absurd to think that God created the Law and placed his chosen people, the Israelites, under this Law — but this was all really done for Christians centuries later, for their benefit; and that the Law had no salvation benefit whatsoever for the Israelites.
The three kinds of law in the New Testament...
Only option #3 is bad.
For us Christians today the whole emphasis of the New Testament writers on the proper role of Jewish law means nothing. Ironically, the interest of the Protestant Reformers on the topic was triggered from abuses and improper emphasis by the Catholic Church and had nothing to do with Jewish law, yet they turned to the New Testament writers to clear up the matter. Clearly, they misread these as I discuss elsewhere.