When the Jerusalem Council met in Acts 15, the Apostle Peter said that the disciples of Jesus Christ should not be burdened with the Mosaic Law, because "we believe that we are saved through the grace of the Lord Jesus, just as they are (Acts 15:11)." In the Letter they sent to the churches (Acts 15:23-29), they only burdened them with 4 precepts which are a summary of the The Seven Laws of Noah.
The Seven Laws were first mentioned in the Book of Jubilees (7:20–28) which was a popular text sometimes known as Lesser Genesis (Leptogenesis). It was written sometime before 100 BC. They seem to have influenced the Jerusalem Council. They were recorded in the Tosefta in the late second century AD, and the form presented here is presented in the Talmud. These Laws are said to be handed down to Noah and preserved in the Oral Torah.
We are all the Spiritual Children of Noah, even the most conservative among us have to admit that the Covenant with Noah with still operational, since the Rainbow is still in the sky. Since we were released from the Mosaic Law by the Jerusalem Council, we, like all people, are under the Covenant with Noah and its laws.
- Do not commit Idolatry. (Gen 9:9; 11; 18:19; Acts 15:29; 1 Cor 5:11)
- Do not commit sexual immorality: Incestuous and adulterous relations are forbidden. (Gen 9:7; 10:20-28; 12:10-20; 20:1-7; Acts 15:29; 1 Cor 5:11)
- Do not Murder. (Gen 4:8-16; 9:5-6; Acts 15:29).
- Do not commit Blasphemy. (Gen 9:9-11; Job 2:9,10; Acts 15:29)."
- Do not commit Theft. (Gen 2:16-17; 43:34; 44:1-10; Acts 15:29); 1 Cor 5:11)
- Do not commit Animal Cruelty. (Gen 1:26; 9:2-5; Acts 15:29)
- Build Houses of Justice. (Gen 9:6; 18:19; Ex 18:14-26; Acts 15:29; 1 Cor 5:11)