Today's Gospel in Art - That will be the time when they will fast


Glass of Water,  by Stefan Pabst,  2015

Glass of Water, by Stefan Pabst, 2015

Gospel of 6th September 2019 - Luke 5: 33-39

The Pharisees and the scribes said to Jesus, 'John's disciples are always fasting and saying prayers, and the disciples of the Pharisees too, but yours go on eating and drinking.' Jesus replied, 'Surely you cannot make the bridegroom's attendants fast while the bridegroom is still with them? But the time will come, the time for the bridegroom to be taken away from them; that will be the time when they will fast.'

He also told them this parable, 'No one tears a piece from a new cloak to put it on an old cloak; if he does, not only will he have torn the new one, but the piece taken from the new will not match the old.

'And nobody puts new wine into old skins; if he does, the new wine will burst the skins and then run out, and the skins will be lost. No; new wine must be put into fresh skins. And nobody who has been drinking old wine wants new. "The old is good" he says.'

Reflection on the 3D Pencil Drawing

Following on from yesterday's 1920's drawing, we look at a drawing done nearly 100 years later, in 2015. This is a 3D drawing on paper (not a photo!) by Stefan Pabst. You can look at the video of him drawing the work... To read on see: To read on see: www.christianart.today/daily-gospel-reading/165


Tags: Christian Art Today, Fasting, Patrick van der Vorst

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