I laughed as I was reading and this thought popped in my head, “Jesus is the New insurance plan.”
When the critics inquired why Jesus’ disciples were not fasting, Jesus explained that God was now working in a new way. The disciples of the Pharisees and of John were under the Old Testament Plan, filled with Jewish legalism and customs. Jesus’ disciples were celebrating Christ’s presence, and the new way, the New Testament Plan, full-coverage, deductible already paid, free from old habits and prejudices.
WHY, yes, I’ll subscribe to the NEW plan, thanks!
33 Then they said to Him, “Why do the disciples of John fast often and make prayers, and likewise those of the Pharisees, but Yours eat and drink?” 34 And He said to them, “Can you make the friends of the bridegroom fast while the bridegroom is with them?”
37 And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; or else the new wine will burst the wineskins and be spilled, and the wineskins will be ruined. 38 But new Wine must be put into new wineskins, and both are preserved. 39 And no one, having drunk old wine, immediately desires new; for he say the old is better.Luke 5: 33-34 & Luke 5:37-39 (NKJV)