From Thimbles to Vats

Funny Things That Happen at Weddings. Sometimes things happen that are not so funny at the time, but later are hilarious. As you were listening/reading the story, who did you have a feeling for? Why did you feel for that person?

Since this is Jesus’ first miracle or “sign,” why does Mary come to him? What is Jesus’ response? How do you think Jesus was feeling here? How about Mary? What are some possibilities?

 In John, Jesus’ miracles are called “signs” — meaning they point to something. If this is the first of Jesus’ signs, to what do you think it’s pointing?

 Are your jars empty? If Jesus were to refill your jars, how much would you have—a little or a lot? I guess that would depend on the size of your jar! How big is your jar?


Week-long celebration — Wedding, Reception and Honeymoon all-in-one

Steward — Wedding planner, maître di, master of ceremonies

Hour has not yet come

2:4 — My hour has not yet come

7:30 — People try to arrest Jesus but his hour had not yet come.

8:20 — Not arrested because his hour had not yet come

12:23 — “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.”

13:1 — Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.

17:1 — Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you,