The New Wine & New WineskinsREVEALED!
(Part 2: New Wineskins)In Part 1, we discussed how the New Wine corresponds with the New Covenant / New Life, that Messiah offers us through His shed blood by writing the Torah on our hearts and minds by the Spirit of יהוה.
Messiah’s Torah (Instructions for Life) brings us Freedom!
“So יהושע said to those Yahudim who believed Him, “If you stay in My Word, you are truly My taught ones, and you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” They answered Him, “We are the seed of Abraham, and have been servants to no one at any time. How do you say, ‘You shall become free’?” יהושע answered them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone doing sin is a servant of sin. “And the servant does not stay in the house forever – a son stays forever. “If, then, the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed.” ~John 8:31-36
“But he that looked into the perfect Torah, that of freedom, and continues in it, not becoming a hearer that forgets, but a doer of work, this one shall be blessed in his doing of the Torah.” ~James 1:25
New Wine = New Covenant / New Life / THE NEW MAN
Old Wine = Traditions of Men / Old Life / THE OLD MAN
…So where do we put this New Wine?
A look at New and Old Wineskins…
Old Wineskins: Brittle and loss of flexibility
New Wineskins: Flexible and able to withstand pressure
Are we able to put the New Wine (Messiah’s Torah) into the following wineskins?
If we are honest…we will have to say, No!
Each of the groups above have major problems with Messiah and/or His Torah…
These Old Wineskins (religious systems) are not flexible enough to receive the New Wine of Messiah’s Torah! If we try to force New Wine (Messiah’s Torah) into these Old Wineskins the result would be as follows:
So where do you put the New Wine?
What is the New Wineskins?
Well the Scripture gives us the answer!
“See, the days are coming,” declares יהוה, “when I shall make a NEW COVENANT with the HOUSE OF YISRAEL and with the HOUSE OF YAHUDAH, not like the covenant I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Mitsrayim, My covenant which they broke, though I was a husband to them,” declares יהוה. “For this is the COVENANT I shall make with the HOUSE OF YISRAEL after those days, declares יהוה: I shall put My Torah in their inward parts, and write it on their hearts. And I shall be their Elohim, and they shall be MY PEOPLE.” ~Jeremiah 31:31-33
DID you notice the NEW COVENANT is with YISRAEL (Both Houses)?
Messiah’s Mission was and is to RESTORE YISRAEL!
“But they put new wine into fresh wineskins, and both are preserved.” WHILE HE WAS SAYING ALL THIS TO THEM, SEE, a ruler came and bowed down to Him, saying, “My daughter is dead by now…
So what does NEW WINE & NEW WINESKINS have-to-do-with healing a woman, raising a dead girl, and opening the eyes of two blind men?
The 3 Healings point to the Restoration of Yisrael!
The woman who had a flow blood for twelve years = Yisrael
Yisreal had become unclean and was/is in need of healing (restoration)…
Yisrael will be healed (restored) once she turns back and takes ahold of Messiah’s tzitzit (Torah)!
The young daughter raised from the dead = Yisrael
“And He said to me, “Son of man, these bones are all the house of Yisrael. See, they say, ‘Our bones are dry, our expectancy has perished, and we ourselves have been cut off!’ “Therefore prophesy, and you shall say
to them, ‘Thus said the Master יהוה, “See, O My people, I am opening your graves, and shall bring you up from your graves, and shall bring you into the land of Yisrael.” ~Ezekiel 37:11, 12
It’s Messiah Mission to raise up the Tribes of Yisrael:
“and He says, “Shall it be a small matter for You to be My Servant to raise up the tribes of Yaaqob, and to bring back the preserved ones of Yisrael? And I shall give You as a light to the gentiles, to be My deliverance to the ends of the earth!” ~Isaiah 49:6
The Two Blind Men = The Two Houses of Yisrael
“Who is blind but My servant (Yisrael), or deaf as My messenger whom I send? Who is blind as he who is at peace, and blind as servant of יהוה? “You see much, but do not observe; ears are open, but do not hear.” It has delighted יהוה, for the sake of His righteousness, to make the Torah great and esteemed. But this is a people robbed and plundered, all of them are snared in holes, and they are hidden in prison houses. They have become a prey, with no one to deliver – for plunder, and no one to say, “Restore!”Who among you gives ear to this, pays attention and hears for the time to come? Who gave Yaaqob for plunder, and Yisrael to the robbers? Was it not יהוה, He against whom we sinned? For they would not walk in His ways, and they did not obey His Torah! ~Isaiah 42:19-24
Both Houses of Yisrael need to cry out to Messiah:,
“Son of Dawid, have compassion on us!”
One touch from Messiah is able to Restore Yisrael!
Restored Yisrael = New Wineskins!
The New Wine (Torah in your heart) goes into
the New Wineskins (Restored Yisrael)!
Ready to taste the New Wine?
Repent of your sins!
Put your Trust in Him!
& Follow Him and His Torah!
The New Wine and New Wineskins REVEALED! (Part 3) Coming Soon…