miracles

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13 Feb 2009: John 2:11

13 February 2009 Biblical Studies

Yesterday, I wrote about the Wedding at Cana and how it puzzled me. The postscript to that episode is arresting and moving and worth its own look.

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12 Feb 2009: John 2:1–10

12 February 2009 Biblical Studies

For me, the Wedding at Cana has always been one of the most troubling miracles. When I look at the text, I am first excited by the fact that Jesus seems to be some sort of party guy. Yeah! He’s turning the water into wine! But, then I’m troubled by the little conversation that he has with his mother.

Looking down at my journal, I can see that I am lost a bit. Allow me to show you the passage, and then I’ll give a couple of thoughts on it.

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