Matthew 9:14-17 – TOO MUCH
It is possible to catch a fish and not have a strong enough line to pull it in. The line can break. The fish is too much for the line.
It is possible to pull something with a rope and have the rope break because the load is too much for the rope to handle. It will break.
It is possible to try and add Christianity to another religion but Christianity is too strong and too new for another religion to handle. It won’t work.
Christianity is a new religion. The Pharisees especially were trying to make Christ’s followers conform to the traditions of Judaism. Christianity is too much for Judaism. It stands alone as new!
THE NEWNESS OF RELATIONSHIP – WE HAVE THE BRIDEGROOM – Vs. 15
THE NEWNESS OF RIGHTEOUSNESS – WE ARE CLOTHED WITH IT – Vs. 16
THE NEWNESS OF REJOICING – ONLY NEW WINESKINS CAN HOLD IT – Vs. 17