Yes I understand there are people rejecting the old testament, but we can't do that because Jesus himself was present in the old testament and He is that word of God. He's been always in the centre of all. It is true that when He died and rose again everything started and all the promises for us, but while walking on this earth He always promoted and showed the new testament and its promises to people. Even though he didn't die yet at that time. He was saying to them " Your faith has saved you " for example or " You have heard that it was said to those of old..... ", " But I say that you... " Matthew 5:21,22 And He came to accomplish the law obviously, but not only. He came even to make it perfect in us. The purpose of the law was that people can observe it and please and glorify God through it. But they couldn't. So God sent His Son to die for us. Today the believers having received His Spirit after accepting Him can really accomplish that. They can put the word of God into practice much more than the people of old. That word, that law can actually live in their hearts, it can be written there. That's why Jesus mentioned " You have heard that it was said to those of old" and " But I say to you ". It's like He even lifted the standard saying that not only killing, but even offending someone is a sin and in the same way the other examples He gives in Matthew 5:27,28 etc. It is because the Holy Spirit empowers us. Today we can really please God, but all the glory goes to Him. We can't do it alone. That's why I personally don't believe in that watered down grace that sometimes is spoken about, that allows you everything and someone lives as he please. Obviously God forgives, but He also tells us not to sin anymore and He said that to the women aswell because He knew that she can accomplish it now. Yes Jesus was living in the old testament's time, but He was carrying the new covenant and it's promises in His heart. Praise be to God for His gift !Ivan, many of our brothers and sisters always miss this part of “Holy Scripture” Jesus did not live or walk in the “ New Testament”. [The New Covenant Era”]. This is a hard clear truth, that Sunday schoolers find hard to see. Jesus had to obey the Law of God. He had to fulfilled the law that no man could do. He had to be the perfect sacrifice without spot or wrinkle. Jesus was also a “Advocate”! The LAW was still in effect! Through out the New Testament writings of the Gospels , Jesus has been trying to show people the real interpretation of some real aspects of the law, that the religious leaders has been abusing, by really not “Knowing “Holy Scripture”. The woman caught in the very act, is a prime example of what He was trying to teach them, what ever he wrote on the ground, convicted them, and their “ conscience” convicted them, and one by one they walked away. That is the work of the Holy Spirit. And I will “speculate” here! All , I do believe, all, the woman and her accusers became disciples of Jesus Christ. And maybe one day I will have a conversation will those accusers and ask them, what did Jesus write down there in the dirt, Shalom!