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The Transforming Power of a Mighty Savior (8 of 10)
Series: A Mighty Savior
We have been talking for several weeks about "A Mighty Savior." Do you believe Jesus is a mighty Savior, amen? And today we are going to talk about "The Transforming Power of Jesus Christ." If you will look in John 2:1-11, we have the very first miracle Jesus preformed. Jesus performed His first miracle at a wedding in Cana of Galilee. We are going to look in John 2 as we think about a mighty Savior who can transform despair into delight, sorrow into joy, guilt into glorious freedom, darkness into light, and sinners into saints. He has the power to transform.
Jesus saves the best for last. That means every day with Jesus is sweeter than the day before. And He transformed water into wine. This miracle is important because it is the very first of the miracles Jesus performed. As you read on in John, you are informed of that important fact.
I. THE PLACE OF THE MIRACLE
I want you to see first of all the place of the miracle because we are told that the miracle took place in a little city in Galilee called Cana. That first of all was a very humble place. Cana was not a great city. If we had picked a city for Jesus to start His mighty work we probably would have chosen Rome, the political capitol of the world. Or perhaps we would have chosen Alexandria, the education, philosophical capitol of the world. We might even have chosen the great city of Jerusalem, which was the religious capitol of the world. But Jesus did things in an unusual way. Jesus delighted in taking small things and transforming them into big blessings for His people.
So Jesus chose one of the most insignificant, tiny, humble, little cities in all of the country, little Cana of Galilee. And there in that inauspicious, insignificant place, Jesus began the great miracle-working ministry that He had.
But it was not only a humble place; it was also a happy ...
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