"No one puts a patch of new cloth on an old garment, because such a patch breaks the dress, and makes a worse hole. Neither do men put new wine into old bottles: otherwise break down the bottles perish: but they put new wine into fresh wineskins, and both are preserved. "
The Bible has been for many years the handiwork of God to the knowledge of the Christian, but some because they did not understand it and despise some texts that their eyes are not explicit. This is the case of texts written by Matthew, where Jesus makes an accurate comparison of two important factors that were the basis for Christians of his time.
Thus, it is necessary to read these texts, I know them apart, or rather, as this aspect of each other, ie, "The Old and New Wine bottle."
Therefore, we analyze the light of theology which both mean really, that is, that you understand clearly and objectively what the texts say above, see below:
1-The old wineskin represents the Law (ie, the Mosaic Law) - Gal 1.1-23. Or rather, while the Jews converted to Christ needed to prove the "unmerited grace," a group of followers and loyalists wanted to impose the principles of the old covenant. Thus the Apostle Paul heard of such behavior, close the doors of Jewish proselytism, showing why they could not serve the rudiments of the old Mosaic law.
However, he points to the Christians of Galatia the foundation of faith, namely Christ Jesus through the immeasurable grace of God has appeared bringing the end of the Mosaic law - that is, He did not repealed and just did it. Then the Jews said among themselves proselytes that still needed to "Circumcision", ie, again imposing on the lives of new believers in Christ the yoke of the old law (old bottle). It was when Paul said that our Christ was circumcised, or on his death he was able to fulfill the circumcision in the flesh must have no duty to perform a ritual that was consummated on Calvary's Cross. Therefore, by his death Jesus Christ managed to undo all the curse, or rather the knowledge of sin that separates us from God - The author of Hebrews said: "Having therefore brethren boldness to enter the Holy of Holies by a new and living path that He (Christ) spent ...".
2-The New Wine - Represents Grace (Titus 2:11).
The word grace is beyond our comprehension, that is, we simply can not think of a favor so immense that our concepts can measure. The point is, what God has done for all men, or rather we are saved if this happened to "Love and Mercy of God through Christ Jesus. For our situation was "orders, or rather, lost them.
-We were the lost - Luke 19:10;
b-We were away from grace, Co II 5.11-20;
c-We were dead in trespasses and sins, Eph 2:1-6, Isaiah 59.1-3;
So how do we think we deserve salvation or whether our situation was like before God, that is, without any mitigating our favor. Or rather, the defendants were condemned, but God solved our situation, when he wanted to save us through his Infinite "immeasurable grace." Now, sometimes we see people who are proud of being Christian, and this pride is the impression that these are either deserved such a thing. And indeed nothing justifies this position by any Christian Thus, if we are saved because it is achieved by God through His Son (Jesus) as a Great Salvation - Isaiah 45.22, 59.1-3.
Therefore, by Grace, and Grace, we were blessed by God, that is, let's see the effects of the immeasurable grace of God:
a-The saving grace is, Tit 2:11, Ephesians 2:8-9;
b-Grace is Sovereign, Heb 4:16;
c-Sustaining Grace is, II Tim 1:9;
Grace is d-Rica, Ephesians 1:7, 2.7.
e-grace is offered, Tit. 2.11.
Grace is f-Multiplier, John 1:17.
Grace is g-Provider, Co II 9.8.
Therefore, so there is salvation in the life of man, he must know that there is a trichotomy, or rather an angle of three equal sides, which are:
1 - God planned salvation, John 3:16;
2 - God the Spirit convinces Jo 16.7-8-11, Ephesians 1:13;
3 - And Christ the Son, runs it, John 14:6; 15.16-26.
God chose us unconditionally, that is, even so, its sovereignty is above any human position. So there is a condition imposed by Him to men, or rather, that grace is manifested in man, we must not let that embraces the same, and this comes through:
-From the Faith, Rom 10:17;
b-repentance, Acts 3:19; 17.30-31;
c-Conversion to Christ, Ephesians 1:13, Acts 3:19; Lm 3.21.
Thus, Grace and its manifestation are the "anchors" of hope that radiates our hearts by the power of the word revealed to us - Christ our Savior, the New Wine, is the immeasurable grace of God to all men - I Tim 3. 3-5.
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