The First Miracle Jesus Performed Essay

838 Words Jan 6th, 2016 4 Pages
It is so amazing that the first miracle Jesus performed was at a wedding, and it is recorded in John 2:1-11 ESV. Verses 1-4 read, "On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus also was invited to the wedding with His disciples. When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to Him, "They have no wine." And Jesus said to her, "Woman, what does this have to do with me? My hour has not yet come." Jesus knew His destiny! He knew that one day, wine was going to be symbolic of His blood, and that it would be poured out for all. Continuing with verses 5-10, "His mother said to the servants, "Do whatever he tells you." Now, there were six stone water jars there for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding 20 or 30 gallons. Jesus said to the servants, "Fill the jars with water." And they filled them up to the brim. And He said to them, "Now draw some out and take it to the master of the feast." So they took it. When the master of the feast tasted the water now become wine, and did not know where it came from, the master of the feast called the bridegroom and said to him, "Everyone serves the good wine first, and when people have drunk freely, then the poor wine. But you have kept the good wine until now."

The interesting thing about this wedding is that not only did Jesus turn the water into wine, but the wedding party ran out of wine on the third day of the celebration. This is a foreshadowing that Jesus would renew…

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