Sermons on John 2:1-11

Epiphany 2 – They have no wine

“The have no wine…” Last year we were blessed with Erik preaching on these wonderful Bible readings about the Wedding in Cana.  Last night he reminded me that I convinced him that he should preach given that he had just been married the year before and must have insights that I could not bring to such readings.  Well, this year I have no such excuse – although for me it’s only been two and half…

Epiphany 2 – The Wedding in Cana

Tomorrow it will be blue Monday. I don’t know if you’ve heard of this, but it is supposedly the most depressing day in the year. It is always the third Monday of January; the holidays are over, we’ve already failed our New Year’s resolutions and the summer break is far away. And like on every Monday, even the weekend seems to be ages ahead. Fortunately, as Christians, we don’t have to despair in January because…

Epiphany 2 – Do whatever he tells you!

And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; …. And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage. Epiphany is manifestation or showing forth or revealing.  In this season of Epiphany, Jesus is revealing God in Himself. First as an infant, revealed to Jewish shepherds and to Gentile magi from the East as the Saviour of his people and as the King for all nations.  Last week we heard…

Epiphany 2 – Water to Wine

And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; …. And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage. This morning our Gospel centres on Jesus’ attendance at a marriage feast and, as the Marriage service says, this holy estate he adorned and beautified with his presence, and first miracle that he wrought, in Cana of Galilee.   It seems this Gospel has landed on us at a particularly difficult…

Epiphany 2 – The Intemperance of God

And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; …. And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage. In this season of Epiphany – Jesus, in all His glory, is being revealed to us Sunday by Sunday. Last Sunday he was revealed as the Wisdom of God, sitting in the Temple with the doctors in the Church, asking questions, and all were amazed at his answers and understanding – at the…