This is reposted with permission from Anna's site. It's important enough that I'm not cutting it.
Day THIRTY: The Sobering Reality
Yeshua said He came NOT to abolish but to fulfill/bring to full meaning the Torah (Matthew 5:17)
He didn't put an end to it or usher in something to replace it - He made it whole, complete. Torah looked for a redeemer to fulfill all things, and that was Messiah.
Yeshua said that until all has been accomplished, and heaven and earth have passed away, not one "jot or tittle"/the smallest letter or stroke would disappear from the Torah (Matthew 5:18).
Every single thing in Torah holds true and is pertinent to those claiming to do the will of Adonai. Some things have been taken care of by Yeshua rather than by old practices, but those atonements MUST be met, and the observances are still relevant today. Even Paul says the feasts are still/yet a 'shadow of things to come'. (Col 2:17)
So whoever disobeys the least of these mitzvot (words/commands) and teaches others to do so will be called the least in the Kingdom of Heaven. But whoever obeys them and so teaches