The Bible contains so many intriguing and wonderful stories. One of my favorites comes from the Gospel of John.

On the third day there was a wedding  in Cana  in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the wedding. When the wine ran short, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” (And) Jesus said to her, “Woman, how does your concern affect me? My hour has not yet come.”His mother said to the servers, “Do whatever he tells you.” Now there were six stone water jars there for Jewish ceremonial washings, each holding twenty to thirty gallons.Jesus told them, “Fill the jars with water.” So they filled them to the brim. Then he told them, “Draw some out now and take it to the headwaiter.”  So they took it. And when the headwaiter tasted the water that had become wine, without knowing where it came from (although the servers who had drawn the water knew), the headwaiter called the bridegroom and said to him, “Everyone serves good wine first, and then when people have drunk.”
I love this story for many reasons. First off it shows that Jesus is an ordinary man, He’s at a festive occasion, a wedding. Jesus was off doing leisure things. Then we have this mother-son thing going on. How many times have you or I said to our mom, not now. I know I heard my children say it to my wife. Mary knows Jesus and you know what she knows flat out that Jesus is a nice guy, and he will do what he can to remedy the situation. Then as now, the world needs more “nice guys,” people who will go out of their way to remedy a situation. Then comes the miracle, of course its remarkable, but here’s the clincher, Jesus doesn’t change it to cheap wine, no, Jesus goes first class, the wine stewards know good wine when they taste it. Jesus says to all of us, we are first class. Jesus is the kind of guy any girl should want, loves his mom, kind and helpful, and willing to go out of his way for others. I think in a way this was a small sign for women to seek these things in the men they would spent their lives with.
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