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Sunday, April 23, 2017
Part 4: Who Is He?
Consider the story of the wedding in Cana during Biblical times. Why was Jesus even at the wedding? Jesus was there because they were neighbors - and neighbors honored and supported one another.
“On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no more wine.””
““Woman, why do you involve me?” Jesus replied. “My hour has not yet come.” His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.” Nearby stood six stone water jars, the kind used by the Jews for ceremonial washing, each holding from twenty to thirty gallons.
Jesus said to the servants, “Fill the jars with water”; so they filled them to the brim. Then he told them, “Now draw some out and take it to the master of the banquet.” They did so, and the master of the banquet tasted the water that had been turned into wine. He did not realize where it had come from, though the servants who had drawn the water knew. Then he called the bridegroom aside and said, “Everyone brings out the choice wine first and then the cheaper wine after the guests have had too much to drink; but you have saved the best till now.””
The greatest miracle here is NOT water turning into wine. The biggest miracle is that Jesus cares about us - just like he cared about this young couple - his neighbors - and felt sorry for them when tragedy struck their wedding party. And He cares about what happens to us in our lives, even though some might see the events as insignificant. He care about every little detail of our lives.
Jesus, the Sovereign Lord of the Universe, loves you!
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