My Hour Has Not Yet Come

John 2:1-11 “Woman, why do you involve me? My hour has not yet come.” The very first public miracle that Jesus performed was turning water into wine. This took place at a wedding in the small town of Cana in Galilee. Given the apparent involvement of Jesus’ mother with the proceedings, and the fact that […]

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Angels Ascending and Descending

John 1:50-51 “Very truly I tell you, you will see ‘heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending on’ the Son of Man.” Most of us have heard the phrase “Jacob’s Ladder” in one context or another. As a child, I always associated it with the game, Cat’s Cradle, because one of the string […]

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I Saw You

John 1:45-49 “I saw you while you were still under the fig tree before Philip called you.” As we examine another early encounter of Jesus with one of his disciples, an additional characteristic of his divine nature emerges: the ability to see into the hearts of men. Only God can do this. As humans, we […]

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