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ParaclitosLogos

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XO Mark 2:18-22
« on: June 20, 2015, 04:33:54 am »

Mark2:18-22
18Now John’s disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. Some people came and asked Jesus, “How is it that John’s disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees are fasting, but yours are not?”

19Jesus answered, “How can the guests of the bridegroom fast while he is with them? They cannot, so long as they have him with them. 20But the time will come when the bridegroom will be taken from them, and on that day they will fast.

21“No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment. Otherwise, the new piece will pull away from the old, making the tear worse. 22And no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and both the wine and the wineskins will be ruined. No, they pour new wine into new wineskins.”

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Re: XO Mark 2:18-22
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2015, 05:38:27 am »
Jesus was simply stating the obvious.  The old traditions of religions and customs aren't working on their own so He had come to show them a better way. 
"Influencing people for the good of myself is manipulation; influencing people for the good of the kingdom is motivation." -Alistair Begg