The Wedding Ceremony

When you look at all the different weddings we can see in the Bible, two things seem to stand out…

John 3:27-29 (The Best Man)

John replied, “No one can receive anything unless God gives it from heaven. You yourselves know how plainly I told you, ‘I am not the Messiah. I am only here to prepare the way for him.’ It is the bridegroom who marries the bride, and the best man is simply glad to stand with him…

John 2:11 (The Wedding)

This miraculous sign at Cana in Galilee was the first time Jesus revealed his glory. And his disciples believed in him. (John 2:11) Daily Bible Reading: Exodus 29:1 – 31:18 Relate: When I go to a wedding I am taking mental notes. What did I like? What didn’t I like? How would I have done something different?…

John 2:6 (Abundance)

Standing nearby were six stone water jars, used for Jewish ceremonial washing. Each could hold twenty to thirty gallons. (John 2:6) Daily Bible Reading: Exodus 20:1 – 22:15 Relate: Jesus has this bad habit of overdoing it. OK, OK, since it is Jesus we’re talking about, and since He is the Son of God, perhaps we shouldn’t…

John 2:3-4 (Mother Knows Best)

The wine supply ran out during the festivities, so Jesus’ mother told him, “They have no more wine.” “Dear woman, that’s not our problem,” Jesus replied. “My time has not yet come.” Daily Bible Reading: Exodus 13:1 – 15:27 Relate: I grew up reading the NIV and the New King James. In a quite rebellious way this…