Think about which areas of your life need transforming and pray for the willingness to allow God to change you.
Read John 2:1-11
 On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there,  and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding.  When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no more wine.”  “Woman, why do you involve me?” Jesus replied. “My hour has not yet come.”  His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.”  Nearby stood six stone water jars, the kind used by the Jews for ceremonial washing, each holding from twenty to thirty gallons.  Jesus said to the servants, “Fill the jars with water”; so they filled them to the brim.  Then he told them, “Now draw some out and take it to the master of the banquet.” They did so,  and the master of the banquet tasted the water that had been turned into wine. He did not realize where it had come from, though the servants who had drawn the water knew. Then he called the bridegroom aside  and said, “Everyone brings out the choice wine first and then the cheaper wine after the guests have had too much to drink; but you have saved the best till now.”  What Jesus did here in Cana of Galilee was the first of the signs through which he revealed his glory; and his disciples believed in him. Scripture taken from the THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION, NIV Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.
ReflectWhat was the impact of this miracle by Jesus?
Everyone loves a wedding and no one wants anything to go wrong. Everyone hopes it will be just perfect, but at this wedding in Cana the wine runs out. Chaos and embarrassment threaten and there is rising panic behind the scenes until Jesus steps in, calm and masterful, to restore the situation. Here is the human Jesus in action, not performing the wedding ceremony or giving the sermon, but attending to the wine. He is delighting in the radiant happiness of the couple and shares their joy as the wine flows and the guests relax. And this is not just any wine but fine wine of the highest quality and gallons of it (Isa. 25:6)! It is, of course, a miracle (what John calls “a sign”) because Jesus is the incarnate Word of God who will one day pour out his blood like wine to give life to the world (6:54). So even today Jesus offers the miracle again. The One who meets us in the bread and wine of Communion is ready to break into our lives which maybe have become “as dull as dishwater,” transforming them by his Spirit until they sparkle like wine.
Are you ready to expose your life to Christ? Then, ask for his help (3) and do what he says (5).
Lord Jesus, You know where my life needs Your transforming touch. Enable me to receive it today, I pray.
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