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Jesus And Jesus Signs In The Gospel Of Jesus

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Although there are many signs throughout the Gospel of John (John 2:1-11), the wedding at Cana was one of the first signs that Jesus performed within his lifetime. The story beings explaining the scene, “On the third day there was a wedding in Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the wedding” (John 2:1-2). Understanding those who were acquainted with Jesus were all present during the wedding allows for the reader to assume that this could have been the first sign Jesus was able to show his loving disciples that he truly was the divine power. Although the disciples of Jesus did believe that he was truly the Messiah, they had not physically seen an actual miracle to be performed by the divine being. Realizing that not only was this the first physical sign that Jesus performed to the people of Galilee, but also to his immediate followers, is an incredible fact that not many take into consideration.
At the beginning of the chapter 2 in the Gospel of John, the mother of Jesus was the first to hold a converse with the divine being. The wine had ran short for the wedding, enabling the mother of Jesus to gain a sense of empathy for the bride and groom. This empathy enabled her to tell her son, “They have no wine” (John 2:3). Jesus responded, “Women, how does your concern affect me? My hour has not come yet.” (John 2:4). The response Jesus gave to his mother was quite unusual. The typical response to a mother from her son
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