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Jesus turns water to wine

A miracle at a wedding.
Contributed by Didier Martin
Story also available on our translated website: Spanish
Jesus and His mother Mary were invited to a wedding in the town of Cana in Galilee. – Slide 1
Wedding celebrations often went on for many days. – Slide 2
Jesus’ followers were also invited to the wedding. – Slide 3
But after a while there was a problem. They ran out of wine. – Slide 4
Mary told Jesus, ‘They have no more wine.’ <br/>Jesus replied, ‘Why come to me?’ – Slide 5
Mary went to the servants and said, ‘Do whatever Jesus tells you to do.’ – Slide 6
There were six stone large water jars nearby. The Jews used jars like these in their washing ceremony. Each jar held about 20 or 30 gallons (90-130 litres).  <br/>Jesus instructed the servants, ‘Fill the jars with water.’ – Slide 7
The servants obeyed and filled the jars to the top. – Slide 8
The servants took the water to the master. When he tasted it, the water had become wine. – Slide 9
The master of the wedding called the bridegroom and said to him, ‘People always serve the best wine first. Later, after the guests have been drinking a lot, they serve the cheaper wine. But you have saved the best wine till now.’ – Slide 10
This was the first miracle Jesus did. He showed His glory, and His followers believed in Him. – Slide 11
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