Here are three reasons the New Testament still gives us commands [in light of the liberty given by grace]:
- The commandments enlighten our darkened hearts.
- Obedience to the commandments limits the damage of our sin.
- Disciplining ourselves to practice certain behaviors helps us develop a love for them.
– Greear, J.D.; Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary; B&H Publishing Group; Nashville, TN; Copyright 2011; Kindle Edition; page 193-194