Monday, April 29
9 When the master of the feast tasted the water now become wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants who had drawn the water knew), the master of the feast called the bridegroom 10 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.”
If someone so desired, they could dig a lot deep spiritual truth out of this account. There is so much symbolism, foreshadowing, and revelation in what took place at the wedding in Cana. While digging deeper and receiving personal revelation from the Bible is beneficial and needed, if what you’re learning loses it’s practicality is there really any benefit to it at all? Before you take a scripture like this one and begin dissecting it for the purpose of greater theological insight, seek to find out how what you’re gleaning can be used to practically bless those around you. The world today isn’t in need of more information about God, those hungry and lost souls need to know that the Lord is wanting to bless them in personal and practical ways. So before you take this scripture and form the next great theological dissertation on what water becoming wine means on a ‘deep spiritual level’, try focusing on the fact that Jesus cared enough about the people around Him that He made sure that they’re wedding didn’t flop. He kept them from being publicly humiliated. Your lost neighbor will be much more drawn to the practical side of Jesus than they will the symbolic side of Him. How practical is your Christianity to those who you encounter everyday? Love and Blessings, Pastor Jeff
Join us this Saturday, May 4th at 7pm for this month’s Upper Room gathering in the TWBC worship center.
We are going to be focussing the Baptism in the Holy Spirit. Whether you’re already Spirit-filled or are in need of some teaching on what receiving this powerful gift is all about you will not want to miss this intimate time as we spend time in the Presence of God together as family.