Bible: Luke 5:29-39

5:29 Then 1  Levi gave a great banquet 2  in his house for Jesus, 3  and there was a large crowd of tax collectors and others sitting 4  at the table with them. 5:30 But 5  the Pharisees 6  and their experts in the law 7  complained 8  to his disciples, saying, “Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners? 9  5:31 Jesus 10  answered them, “Those who are well don’t need a physician, but those who are sick do. 11  5:32 I have not come 12  to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” 13 

The Superiority of the New

5:33 Then 14  they said to him, “John’s 15  disciples frequently fast 16  and pray, 17  and so do the disciples of the Pharisees, 18  but yours continue to eat and drink.” 19  5:34 So 20  Jesus said to them, “You cannot make the wedding guests 21  fast while the bridegroom 22  is with them, can you? 23  5:35 But those days are coming, and when the bridegroom is taken from them, 24  at that time 25  they will fast.” 5:36 He also told them a parable: 26  “No one tears a patch from a new garment and sews 27  it on an old garment. If he does, he will have torn 28  the new, and the piece from the new will not match the old. 29  5:37 And no one pours new wine into old wineskins. 30  If he does, the new wine will burst the skins and will be spilled, and the skins will be destroyed. 5:38 Instead new wine must be poured into new wineskins. 31  5:39 32  No 33  one after drinking old wine wants the new, for he says, ‘The old is good enough.’ 34 

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