The whole idea of the new testament / Covenant is to empower us to live in a relationship with God, so it will change the way we live!
The idea was never that holding the law should be the aim. The law has always been the standard, never the goal. If you think the law is the goal, you have been deceived. It is like thinking the goal of knowing me is not to break my rules! Surely you are missing the point. The law was the guidelines that set the standard for living in a relationship with God. Just like adam walked with God, so we can, if we never broke the law. So, keeping the law might have become the incredible standard, but never the GOAL!
Mat23:23 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the
weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness. These you ought to have done, without neglecting the others.
24 You blind guides, straining out a gnat and swallowing a camel!
25 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you clean the outside of the cup and the plate, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.
26 You blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup and the plate, that the outside also may be clean.