What a strange miracle – turning water into wine! Why is it recorded? And as Jesus very first miracle!
In John’s Gospel, miracles are called “signs”. They point to something. The main thing isn’t the miracle; it’s what it points to.
So what does this sign point to?
Jesus comes to those who have run out of answers – who have run out of the old wine. He offers something new. Something that will bring joy. New life.
This is especially important as we stand at the beginning of a brand new year