Good Easter Morning, Gentle Readers,
I'll pause just a moment while you open your Bibles to John 2, verses 2-11. Thank you.
A short time before Passover that year, a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus, his mother, and the disciples were invited to the wedding, which was a glorious affair. The celebrants, danced, feasted, and drank wine until there was no more wine.
When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, They have no more wine.
Jesus was polite and responded thus, Ma, no es me trabajo.
His mother tapped her foot firmly a number of times and gave Him THE LOOK. At once, turning to the servants, she demurely told them to do whatever Jesus might ask of them.
Nearby stood six stone water jars normally reserved for ceremonial washing, each of which held from twenty to thirty gallons of water.
Jesus then said to the servants, Fill the jars with water, and the servants did so, filling the jars to the brim with fresh water.
Jesus then told the servants to Draw some out and take it to the master of the banquet.
The servants 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.
This, the first of his miraculous signs, Jesus performed at Cana in Galilee, and by doing so revealed His glory, and his disciples put their faith in him.
Bow your heads, please.
Amen. Go in peace.