-the danger comes when our motive is based on what the world offers or says is best rather than on the reality of what God has given us.
However, in this moment, with this blessing he turned all of His words into praise of the Lord God of Israel and prophesying about the Messiah –
Every day throughout this study I have read the verses and looked for ways that they point us to our need for Jesus.
This means we must SEEK and STRIVE to ABIDE in Christ and not be pulled away by the desires of the heart/flesh.
John was, as we should be, impressed with Jesus. He knew Jesus’ importance and the value of what He had to offer and believed in the dire need to proclaim it so that, as Jesus prayed, “the world will know that you sent me, and You have loved them just as You have loved me.” (John 17:23)
but I am doing just what the Father commanded me, so that the world may know that I love the Father. Get up, let us go from here.
Make no mistake, as surely as we are to serve and love others as He served and loved we are also called to be His messengers. (Mark 16:15)
We must come to Him believing, but like the official in today’s account of the second miracle, we must often move forward believing without seeing.
Their confidence in who Jesus was – was being strengthened – and yet again the roots of their faith were growing deeper.
Seeing Him For Who He Is John 2:1-11 and SOAP John 2:11 This miraculous sign at Cana in Galilee was the first time Jesus revealed his glory. And his disciples believed in him. John 2:11 The Elephant in the Room First things first, let’s address the proverbial ‘elephant in the room’, found in verse 4,…