“ Jesus really did change the water into wine , thus revealing his glory. At a molecular level, the water , basically hydrogen and oxygen, was changed into wine that contains sugars, yeast, and water , which contain carbon and nitrogen along with oxygen and hydrogen.
So the disciples not only saw the miraculous sign of water of purification become wine , they also recognised what that miraculous sign was pointing to – what it MEANT: Jesus has the power to provide a means of inner purification. Because of that, they believed in him.
While the synoptic gospels do not document the water-to-wine miracle at Cana, they do depict Jesus ‘ calling of his disciples after his baptism by St. John the baptizer. 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.
The Bible does not forbid drinking alcohol , but it does warn against dangers of drinking too much, engaging in immoral behavior, and other consequences of alcohol abuse. While the Bible recognizes that drinking in moderation can be enjoyable and even safe, it contains passages that advise against heavy drinking .
Jesus ‘ name in Hebrew was “Yeshua” which translates to English as Joshua.
In the video, avid Youtuber DaveHax shows us how, with a glass of wine , a glass of water and a piece of plastic, we can turn humble H2O into much more indulgent vino! Next, he places the plastic on top of the glass of water and very carefully tips it upside down and puts it on top of the glass of wine .
What is Wine ? D.F. Watson states it plainly in The Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels in his article, Wine , when he says, “All wine mentioned in the Bible is fermented grape juice with an alcohol content. No non- fermented drink was called wine .”
The first recorded miracle in the New Testament is told in John 2:1-11 when Jesus turned water into wine at a wedding. Because this was Jesus ‘ first public miracle, it is often considered one of the most memorable miracles to many Christians today.
Jesus at the age of twelve accompanies Mary and Joseph, and a large group of their relatives and friends to Jerusalem on pilgrimage, “according to the custom” – that is, Passover. On the day of their return, Jesus “lingered” in the Temple, but Mary and Joseph thought that he was among their group.
Jesus came to John the Baptist while he was baptising people in the River Jordan. As soon as Jesus was baptised , he came up out of the water. Heaven was opened and he saw the spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. Then a voice said from heaven, “This is my own dear son with whom I am pleased.”
Most scholars reckon Jesus was crucified between 30 and 33AD, so 1985-8 years ago. Seeing as we can assume Jesus was about 30 when he was baptised and began his ministry, we know he was over 30 when he was crucified.
They held that both the Bible and Christian tradition taught that alcohol is a gift from God that makes life more joyous, but that over-indulgence leading to drunkenness is sinful.
Some Christians take issue with tattooing , upholding the Hebrew prohibition (see below). The Hebrew prohibition is based on interpreting Leviticus 19:28—”Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you”—so as to prohibit tattoos , and perhaps even makeup.
While the Bible does not lay out a list of explicit words to steer clear from, it is clear that Christians are to stay away from “filthy language,” “unwholesome talk,” and “crude joking.” Christians are instructed to keep from being polluted by the world and to reflect the image of God, therefore Christians should not