John 2:1-11 Marriage & Wine

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The Wedding at Cana

Two days later there was a wedding in the town of Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there. 

Jesus and his followers were also invited to the wedding. 

When all the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no more wine.”

Jesus answered, “Dear woman, why come to me? My time has not yet come.”

His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you to do.”

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In that place there were six stone water jars. The Jews used jars like these in their washing ceremony. Each jar held about 20 or 30 gallons.

Jesus said to the servants, “Fill the jars with water.” So they filled the jars to the top.

Then he said to them, “Now take some out and give it to the master of the feast.”So the servants took the water to the master. 

When he tasted it, the water had become wine. He did not know where the wine came from. But the servants who brought the water knew. The master of the wedding called the bridegroom 

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and said to him, “People always serve the best wine first. Later, after the guests have been drinking a lot, they serve the cheaper wine. But you have saved the best wine till now.”

So in Cana of Galilee, Jesus did his first miracle. There he showed his glory, and his followers believed in him.

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