Mark 2:22, CSB: "And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. So, new cloth goes into new clothing and new wine goes into new wineskins. If they do, the skins will burst; the wine will run out and the wineskins will be ruined. That is why people are so miserable when they put themselves back under the Law after they come to Christ. But no one who drinks the old wine seems to want the new wine. New Wine into Old Wineskins is a parable of Jesus. We can't get new results with old behaviors. The old wineskin has assumed a definite shape and is no longer pliable. “No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment, for the patch will pull away from the garment, making the tear worse. The activity of new wine will stress it beyond its ability to yield. If new wine was put in an old wineskin, because the leather skin was dry and cracked, it … "And no one pours new wine into old wineskins. If we try to put our new Spirit life into the old form of living under the Law, our lives will fall apart. Old wineskins are stiff and rigid. Christ's illustration suggests that there is a wise and proper way to do things. Only a new wineskin would have the capacity to stretch during the process of fermentation and not break until the process was finished. If you put new wine in an old wineskin that has already been stretched, it will burst the wineskin and then both are ruined. Similarly, new wine needs a new wineskin because as the new wine expands during the fermentation process, it stretches the wineskin. They have lost their suppleness and flexibility. The new wine represents the inner aspects of a Christian life, and the new cloth pictures outward conduct and conversation. The parables follow the recruitment of Levi as a disciple of Jesus, and appear to be part of a discussion at a banquet held by him . As Kee a… In the early second century, Marcion, founder of Marcionism, used the passage to justify a "total separation between the religion that Jesus and Paul espoused and that of the Hebrew Scriptures." The activity of new wine will stress it beyond its ability to yield. And so both the wine and the skin are lost. Luke 5:37. In almost unanimous consent interpreters and commentators have agreed that the old wine, old wineskins and the old coat are all symbols of Judaism and Law whereas the new wine and the new coat are symbols of Christianity and Grace. The old clothing—our sinful, selfish life—cannot be … Neither do people pour new wine into old wineskins. An old wineskin will burst under the pressure of new wine. It is fixed and somewhat brittle. Old wineskins are stiff and rigid. The sense is this: New wine, in the process of fermentation, will burst old bottles made of wine-skins not strong enough to resist the strength of the fermenting fluid; so that there is a twofold loss - both that … Jesus and the New Covenant which He delivered represented the 'new wine,' the religious authorites were representing a covenant, the old covenant, which was about to be swept away; it would not be fitting to put the precious new wine which Jesus was now bringing into worn old 'wineskins,' this was stating pretty clearly that the Jewish religious authorities had had their day. Mark 2:22, NLT: "'And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. It is fixed and somewhat brittle. New wine calls for new wineskins.'" “The fermenting wine was stored either in earthenware jugs that could hold up to ten gallons or in leather skins” (Donahue, 108; here is a photograph by Ferrill Jenkins of a … The two parables relate to the relationship between Jesus' teaching and traditional Judaism. Passage. Putting new, still fermenting wine in an old dried out leather wine skin will destroy both the skin and the wine. Likewise, in ancient days, before wine bottles were invented, wine was stored in wineskins made of animal hide or gut. Jesus then adds, “No one puts new wine into old wineskins; or else the new wine bursts the wineskins, the wine is spilled, and the wineskins are ruined. “The fermenting wine was stored either in earthenware jugs that could hold up to ten gallons or in leather skins” (Donahue, 108; here is a photograph by Ferrill Jenkins of a … I began yesterday's reflection on Luke 5:37-39 by saying that this passage can radically change your life. New wine put into an old skin would ferment, expand, and burst them open. And so both the wine and the skin are lost. The new wine is the life of the Spirit and the new birth given by Jesus when we receive Him. It certainly changed mine. Putting new, still fermenting wine in an old dried out leather wine skin will destroy both the skin and the wine. New skins, however, were strong enough to stretch without bursting. When new wine is put in old wineskins, the new wine will cause the old wineskins to expand and will rupture the old skins. We … The old wineskins represents our old legal way of living the kingdom life. 'The old is just fine,' they say." [Bruce, 1983; Lachs 1987; Lange; Lenski 1961; Meyer; Stein, 1992; Synge.] A person's behavior reflects his commitment, seen in the illustration of attaching new cloth to old clothing. The old wineskin has assumed a definite shape and is no longer pliable. According to some interpreters, Jesus here "pits his own, new way against the old way of the Pharisees and their scribes." It was not fitting to mix His doctrines with the … And no man putteth new wine (οϊνον νέον) into old wine-skins; else the new wine will burst the skins, and the wine perisheth, and the skins; but they put new wine into fresh wine-skins (ἀσκοὺς καινοὺς). He didn't have to explain fermentation and the aging of leather. New wine must be put in new skins. The unanimity of this interpretation of Yeshua's words has been so normative to Christian thinking that the term \"Old Wine\" is figuratively used to refer to Judaism in Christian writings. We can't put new ideas into old mindsets. Jesus then adds, “No one puts new wine into old wineskins; or else the new wine bursts the wineskins, the wine is spilled, and the wineskins are ruined. New wine must be stored in new wineskins. New Wine in Old Wineskins (5:37-38) While we aren't familiar with the details of wineskins, Jesus' hearers are. But new wine must be put into new wineskins” (Mark 2:21-22). Otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost as well as the skins. We can't put new ideas into old mindsets. They have lost their suppleness and flexibility. These traditions have produced the prejudices that we do not want to get rid of whenever the new wine comes. If unfermented wine (new wine) was put into a wineskin that had been previously used, the fermentation process would burst the wineskin. If he does, the new wine will burst the skins, the wine will run out and the wineskins will be ruined. Let me explain briefly what I … These two parables illustrate the fact that you can’t mix old religious rituals with new faith in Jesus. They know what he means. A wineskin was a leather pouch that was capable of expanding as the wine fermented – but only once. It is found at Matthew 9:14-17, Mark 2:18-22 and Luke 5:33-39. No, they pour new wine into new wineskins, and both are preserved.” But new wine must be put into new wineskins” (Mark 2:21-22). For the wine would burst the wineskins, and the wine and the skins would both be lost. The new wine represents the truth of God, while the old wine represents the traditions of the culture that we have been born into.