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Parables of the New Cloth and Wineskins

Matthew 9:14-17
Two parables Jesus told about unshrunk cloth and new wineskins.
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Then John’s disciples came to Jesus and asked, … – Slide 1
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‘Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples don’t fast?’ – Slide 2
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Jesus said to them, ‘The wedding guests cannot mourn while the bridegroom is with them, can they? But the days are coming when the bridegroom will be taken from them, and then they will fast. – Slide 3
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‘No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment… – Slide 4
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‘… because the patch will pull away from the garment and the tear will be worse. – Slide 5
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‘And no one pours new wine into old wineskins otherwise the skins burst and the wine is spilled out and the skins are destroyed. – Slide 6
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Instead they put new wine into new wineskins and both are preserved.’ – Slide 7
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A free downloadable video of this story is available in several resolutions and in many languages from www.gnpi.org/media/the-global-gospel. – Slide 8