The covenant that was ended was “the covenant that was made with their fathers in the day when I (God) took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt;” It was the whole covenant that was replaced. – N0 more reward for keeping it, but the Laws remained, but not in stone.--- I will put My laws in their mind and write them on their hearts;
Hebrews 8:7 For if that first covenant had been faultless, then no place would have been sought for a second.
Hebrews 8:8 Because finding fault with them, He says: "Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah-
Hebrews 8:9 "not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they did not continue in My covenant, and I disregarded them, says the Lord.
Hebrews 8:10 "For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put My laws in their mind and write them on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.
Hebrews 8:11 "None of them shall teach his neighbor, and none his brother, saying, 'Know the Lord,' for all shall know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them.
Hebrews 8:12 "For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their lawless deeds I will remember no more."
Hebrews 8:13 In that He says, "A new covenant," He has made the first obsolete. Now what is becoming obsolete and growing old is ready to vanish away.
You are required to keep the commandments, but that won’t get you into God’s Kingdom. There is no reward for keeping them, the covenant is over.
Matt 19:17 So He said to him, "Why do you call Me good? No one is good but One, that is, God. But if you want to enter into life, keep the commandments."
Matt 19:18 He said to Him, "Which ones?" Jesus said, " 'You shall not murder,' 'You shall not commit adultery,' 'You shall not steal,' 'You shall not bear false witness,'
Matt 19:19 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' "
Matt 19:20 The young man said to Him, "All these things I have kept from my youth. What do I still lack?"
Matt 19:21 Jesus said to him, "If you want to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me."
There are several covenants, or contracts, - You do this and I will do that. Christ came to end that covenant, but the laws were kept, -- “I will put My laws in their mind and write them on their hearts;”
The Sabbath is a sign, between God and His people.
Eze 20:12 "Moreover I also gave them My Sabbaths, to be a sign between them and Me, that they might know that I am the Lord who sanctifies them.
About the only law people really want to break is the Sabbath. Maybe adultery and maybe stealing, and maybe lying. People are deceived into worshiping another gods.