first miracle of Jesus
The First Miracle of Jesus Christ “Marriage at Cana” in John 2:1-11, And what we must Learn from it!
Praise the name of the Lord both from now and forever, the Lord our God is mighty, he is Omnipotent and indeed he is worthy to be praise! AMEN!!!
Today, i want to take us through a Bible Study Class and our focus will be on the first Miracle that JESUS CHRIST did in his ministry, when he was on the earth here, according to science, Miracles are not common on the earth realm, few prophets with super natural abilities, are the ones known to wrath mighty wonders and miracles those days, but here is the Little Jesus, doing a miracle publicly, its indeed amazing!!!
It is important that you know that;
The transformation of water into wine at the Marriage at Cana or Wedding at Cana isthe first miracle attributed to Jesus in the Gospel of John. In the Gospel account,Jesus, his mother and his disciples are invited to a wedding, and when the wine runs out, Jesus delivers a sign of his glory by turning water into wine.
Let’s do a little reading here;
1 On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there; 2 and both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding. 3 When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to Him, “They have no wine.” 4 And Jesus said to her, “Woman, what does that have to do with us? My hour has not yet come.” 5 His mother said to the servants, “Whatever He says to you, do it.” 6 Now there were six stone waterpots set there for the Jewish custom of purification, containing twenty or thirty gallons each. 7 Jesus said to them, “Fill the waterpots with water.” So they filled them up to the brim. 8 And He said to them, “Draw some out now and take it to the headwaiter.” So they took it to him. 9 When the headwaiter tasted the water which had become wine, and did not know where it came from (but the servants who had drawn the water knew), the headwaiter called the bridegroom, 10 and said to him, “Every man serves the good wine first, and when the people have drunk freely, then he serves the poorer wine; but you have kept the good wine until now.” 11 This beginning of His signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and manifested His glory, and His disciples believed in Him.
Praise the Lord, i want you to note certain keys that are noted in this story, because they are very important we take note of them, we all know this stories before now, its not about the word or text, but its more about the “Revelation and Light” that we derive from it, remember the Bible says, “Ye shall know the truth, and the truth that ye know shall set you free – John 8 : 32 “.
So there was a wedding, but the first key that powered the miracle was that “JESUS and his disciples were invited!
I really love this, they were doing the preparation of the wedding, but fortunately for them, they invited the Lord JESUS, even though he was young and not known yet, they still do well to invite him, what can we learn here?
If you truly desire Miracles and encounters in your Life, then you must invite Jesus into your Life, accept him as your personal Lord and Savior, this is the first gate-way into Fortune and Miracle.
Number 2 key in this story was that, when the Wine ran out, they consulted JESUS, this is yet another step, it is one thing to invite him, it is another thing to involve him, don’t just go your life anyhow, involve the Lord JESUS, that is why he is your “LORD and SAVIOR”.
This is very important. Wine is one of the major requirement those days for an awesome wedding ceremony, so when Wine runs out of your Wedding, then you are close to shame and reproach, but the king of kings is on ground, Mary knew that they can not be stranded having JESUS in their midst, so they consult him.
Most of tines, Christians go silent on issues and situations of Life, and this is dangerous, because it makes you vulnerable, some will tell you, well, “God can see what i am going through” he should so something about it, remember he is the God if the universe, you must draw near if you want him to take note of you among billions of people around the world, if you so desire a touch, then you must get out of your comfort and assumption mode and talk to the father in JESUS NAME!
Even though, the respond he gave Mary was not like he was going to do anything, yet, something happened, and we must learn form that, at times, people say “Hey! I have been praying, nothing is happening, just continue praying, because if that prayer is from your heart, know ye fully well that God is listening and he will do something in your favor”.
But, let me show you another very cogent and vital key that powered this MIRACLE AT THE WEDDING IN CANA, Mary gave a very profound instruction to the people, she said; ” Whatever He says to you, do it “.
This is the key that actually unlock the Miracle, Mary understood the dynamics of Miracles right from time, because the conception (Pregnancy) that brought the child was not by sexual intercourse with a man, but it was by the breath of the Holy Spirit, so Mary knew everything about this child is Miraculous and Supernatural, so all she had to do is, instruct them, and i know she did so because, peradventure, Jesus might give an instruction that doesn’t make sense to the human understanding, (which eventually happened).
How do we explain that, there is a need for wine, but you are telling us to go get water, how does wine and water correlate?
It really doesn’t make sense to the human understanding, but remember “Even, the “Foolishness of God is wiser than the wisdom of Man”.
Until we come to a state of realizing how “incompetent” we are without God, we are not yet approved for a miracle.
Miracle are not for the smart and sophisticated people, its is rather for the people who are flexible and simple enough to embrace instructions and follow them.
So Jesus instruct them to fetch water into the water pot and fill it, and take it to the head-waiter, so that she can confirm what just happened, and we could see, that the head-waiter was astonished and had to walk up to the bridegroom and make it clear, that this wine ought to have been served right from the beginning of the ceremony, he never knew, it was not a wine made from the wisdom of Man, but by the power of the Holy Son, Jesus.
But, to what end did the miracle happened?
Let us read the last line in verse 11, the Bible says, This beginning of His signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and manifested His glory, and His disciples believed in Him , So one of the responds of the miracle was that “The Disciples begin to believe him, they were personally convinced that, this man is not ordinary and he is no normal, and they begin to follow him with FAITH in their heart.
So what can we learn from that also?
It simply means, every Miracle that happens in the live of a believer is to the end that, he/she can know the lord the more, Trust and have Faith in God the more, a miracle Job or Blessings, favor and breakthrough that just came into your Life should never distance you away from the Lord, this is very dangerous!
Because, every Miracles, must draw you closer and closer to him daily!
I want to believe you are blessed?
I pray for you today: That in the name of JESUS CHRIST, you shall begin to experience Miracles in your life, even as you choose to believe in the Lord and follow him living by his word and standard, you will experience breakthroughs on every side in the name of Jesus Christ!
God bless you.