Looking Out (1)

10 Jun 2019 by Margaret Wigmore in: Looking Out

John 2: 9-10

The steward called the bridegroom and said to him,”Everyone serves the good wine first and then the inferior wine after the guests have become drunk.  But you have kept the good wine until now.”

When Jesus performed His first miracle in Cana, he did not request special priceless vessels. Jesus called simply the ordinary everyday water jars made of clay that could be found in every home and public building. From these commonplace vessels, the stewards surprised the wedding guests by pouring out the best wine that had been served that day.

In his ministry, Jesus turned society’s expectations upside down.  He chose to eat and pray with women and tax collectors.  He fed the multitude with five loaves and two fish.  And Jesus chose ordinary jars of clay – sinners like you and me = in which to pour the priceless gift of his love.  That is worth far more than anything we could earn or deserve, and this should, in turn, transform how we live.  In Paul’s worldview, life

 Like the stewards at the wedding at Cana who poured the best wine, we can pour out the love that Jesus has put in us, so that many may be served and satisfied.

God is ready to fill us with love to share with others.

From: The Upper Room