When the water is turned into wine kjv bible truth. The master of the banquet remarked that the bridegroom had saved the best till last signifying that the new. John 2 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is from the most widely read and often quoted preacher in history, charles haddon spurgeon. The first is when jesus turns water into wine at a wedding and the second is. For older children, you might use our jesus turns water into wine sunday school lesson you say the italicized words. The water, normally used for ceremonial cleansing, immediately turned to wine and so that which had formerly only temporarily cleansed a person from sin now became symbolic of the blood of jesus that washes us clean forever luke 22. An exchange on the wine of john 2 social drinking the following exchange was prompted by a challenge to an article in bible truths titled, jesus first miracle. In the bible, wine is used as a type of many things, including wrath and judgment. And jesus was invited to the wedding and so were his disciples. Wine was part of the drink offering, symbolizing being poured out in service. John 2 commentary william barclays daily study bible. When the wine had run short, jesus mother said to him. Mary, jesuss mother, was attending a wedding that had run out of wine. So far in the gospel of john, we have gone through the first chapter.
The first mention of this word is found in genesis 27. Also, with nothing left to drink, guests would have left early, cutting the celebration short. John 2 commentary spurgeons verse expositions of the bible. John 2 new international version uk nivuk jesus changes water into wine. The water of the word of life becomes powerful to save men and women as its beauty and holiness is poured out in their presence. Those who drink all day dont care for the things of god. It was part of melchizedeks blessing on abraham, and 2,000 years later, jesus uses it in the passover as the blood of the new covenant. Jesus changes water into wine on the third day a wedding took place at cana in galilee. Download our water into wine coloring page pictured above related. I get the distinct view that many would not really approve.
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is a brawler, and whoever is led. But a small stock possibly was provided at first, as the persons were not in the highest circumstances. We have seen jesus the word come into the world, john the baptist witness to him, and the first few disciples. Open as pdf the lord jesus began his ministry by a miracle. If he does, the wine will burst the skinsand the wine is destroyed, and so are the skins. D gross page 6 biblical approach to alcohol, demonstrates how oinos must also be able to refer to unfermented wine. In this account, jesus performed an amazing miracle, actually altering the molecular composition of the water, changing it into wine. Jesus is at a wedding in cana, with his disciples and his mother. However, this miracle clearly points to the positive connotations of wine. This is no parlor trick done to attract attention to himself. John 2 nivuk jesus changes water into wine bible gateway. Obviously, the wine is what we would call grape juice. Jesus mother was there, 2 and jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. John 2 is the second chapter of the gospel of john in the new testament of the christian bible.
Johns purpose in his gospel was to produce faith jn 20. He had not turned the water into wine by any incantation. Jesus mother was there, and jesus and his disciples had. In scripture, wine is a type of blessing genesis 27. You shall give him the first fruits of your grain, your new wine, and your oil, and the first shearing of your sheep. The account of the first miracle which jesus wroughtturning water into wine, at cana of galilee v.
Chapter 2 of the gospel of john, the new century gospels of jesus the christ, including turning water into wine and moneychangers. When the wine was gone, jesus mother said to him, they have no more wine. There is still a superabundance of the supply of this goodness and there is enough for all. Jesus mother, mary, asks jesus to intervene, and he does so, reluctantly. Of course, this is against the plain meaning of this passage and contrary to all of. No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment. Or maybe the couple could not afford to buy enough wine to last throughout the celebration. On the third day there was a wedding at cana in galilee, and the mother of jesus was there. Biblical studiesnew testament commentariesthe gospel of john. Which he sought to accomplish by recording the signs done by jesus b. Jan 02, 2020 the water miraculously turns into wine, and the overseer declares that it was the best wine he had ever tasted. When wine is used to symbolize doctrine it is old wine or fermented grape juice, that is false doctrine and new wine or unfermented grape juice, that is true doctrine. The scripture references in this bible study are taken from the new king james version. Fitzsimmonds in his article, wine and strong drink, in the new bible dictionary, the answer is no.
John the baptist was told not to drink wine or strong drink. What the bible says about new wine as gods holy spirit. Hello everyone, back with a new blog today, from john 2, and as the title suggests, dealing with when the lord jesus christ turned the water into the wine. Teaching gods word and advancing the message of his amazing grace one verse at a time. The third day was not the third day of the week, but the third day after nathaniel became a follower of jesus. In biblical language, therefore, wine need not be an intoxicant.
The water turned to wine kids bible lesson read a story and then conduct kids bible lessons this the water turned to wine kids bible lesson should be approached by reading the relevant bible story, or stories, and then conducting the the water turned to wine kids bible lesson which is designed to stimulate their interest whilst emphasising the most important aspects of the. The gospel book of john in the new testament tell us of the first miracle that jesus performed at a wedding in cana of galilee. For the lord your god has chosen him and his sons from all your tribes, to stand and serve in the name of the lord forever. Since it can mean either one, it is valid to insist that in some cases it may simply mean grape juice and not fermented wine. The changing of water to wine is jesus first public act in john, the inaugural. While the wines drunk in the times depicted in the hebrew bible were not diluted with water, citation needed after the conquest of palestine by alexander the great the hellenistic custom of diluting wine had taken hold such that the author of 2 maccabees speaks of diluted wine as a more pleasant drink and of both undiluted wine and unmixed. Not all oinos wine alcoholic water to wine oinos is used in the septuagint for both fermented and unfermented grape juice. Now the scene shifts from judea in the south to the north in galilee, the region in which jesus grew up. Usually, he notes, the trick is to save the inferior wine until last.
In johns gospel we find jesus doing the first extraordinary thing of his ministry, his first miracle. In the new testament, jesus miraculously made copious amounts of wine at the marriage at cana. This is a miracle that has a few stumped as it involves the manufacture of wine from water. Preach this week craft of preaching wp app wp books bible index. Teaching gods word and advancing the message of his amazing grace one verse at a. Also he commanded the people who lived in jerusalem to give the portion due to. The working preacher team believes that god uses good biblical preaching to change lives.
Isaiah speaks of the wine in the presses and joel writes about the presses that overflow with wine. If he does, the patch tears away from it, the new from the old, and a worse tear is made. Fermentation is a symbol of sin especially in wine where leaven or yeast, is used to make the wine ferment. John 2 new international readers version nirv jesus changes water into wine.
He was saying th at jesus wine grape juice made out of water was better than the best juice they had started with that day. When we compare what christ and moses each did with water, jesus miracle shows the contrast between law and grace. The water jars at the wedding feast bible story for children and adults this famous water jars at the wedding feast bible story for adults, teens and children about water into wine is a free, printable bible study resource which can be read by teens or adults or used at sunday school for christian children and young kids. Throughout the rest of the bible, it is generally called new wine, as in hosea 2.
She came to jesus and asked him to do something to help and he tells the servants to fill six jars with water and take it to the director of the. It has taken this long not because it takes a long time to accumulate the facts, but because it takes a long time to feel a placeculturally, historically, aesthetically. John chapter 2 records jesus performing a miracle at a wedding in cana of galilee. Read our bible commentary of the water wine miracle passage from the gospel of john at. Fermentation is a symbol of sin especially in wine where. Bible commentary produced by tow project jesus first sign john 2. Moses changes water to blood, and christ changes it into wine.
Did jesus change the water into wine or grape juice. John uses the greek word semeion meaning sign, or ergon meaning work. Not all of them, but enough to produce faith in jesus as the christ, the son of god 2. Running out of wine would be very embarrassing for the couple.
The person challenging contended that jesus turned the water into fermented wine. Several of his disciples beheld this display of his power. In the new testament wine was probably cut with 2 parts water to 1 part wine. Wine is the most common alcoholic beverage mentioned in biblical literature, where it is a source of symbolism, and was an important part of daily life in biblical times. The first miracle jesus christ performs during his ministry is changing water into wine at a marriage feast in cana john 2. The wine bible second edition, revised by karen macneil. The mother of jesus saith unto him, they have no wine some infer from this application which she made to jesus, that she had either seen. Jesus turns water into wine sermon by chris jordan, john 2. The timing is a little unorthodox, he tells the bridegroom, but the wine is great. Turning water into wine is a sign of gods abundance and goodness for his people. It contains the famous stories of the miracle of jesus turning water into wine.
John 2 bible commentary matthew henry complete christianity. The juicy truth of biblical wine gross family to moldova. The wine bible has taken me a long time to writein some ways ive spent the better part of my last twenty years on it. Tissot, the marriage at cana 188694, gouache on paper, 9x7. It has taken this long not because it takes a long time to accumulate the facts, but because it takes a long time to feel a. Thy silver is become dross, thy wine mixed with water. Alcoholic beverages appear in the hebrew bible, after noah planted a vineyard and became inebriated. And when they wanted wine it is probable that, in consequence of its being known that jesus would be present at this feast, a greater resort of company came than was expected, and that this occasioned a failure of the wine. According to reynolds, the greek translation of the old testament, the septuagint, uses oinos to translate yayin in isaiah 16. The macarthur study bible by john macarthur was used as a reference in developing this bible study. With a smile, and perhaps a pat on the bridegrooms back, the head steward proclaims this wine to be greatthe best yet. The disciples also were invited, those five whom he had called ch, for as yet he had no more.888 108 802 1407 860 315 1346 817 257 38 891 1408 1442 323 1235 1164 887 26 696 1462 807 894 792 176 111 1251 56 488 1482 884 821 293