Daily Devotions

Now while he was in Jerusalem at the Passover Festival, many people saw the signs he was performing and believed in his name. But Jesus would not entrust himself to them, for he knew all people. He did not need...

The Jews then responded to him, "What sign can you show us to prove your authority to do all this?" Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days." They replied, "It has taken...

The Jews then responded to him, “What sign can you show us to prove your authority to do all this?” (John 2:18) Some of the most superstitious people are athletes. In my late teens, I was playing on a baseball team...

Perhaps most everyone has an imbalanced view of Jesus’ emotional life. We tend to see Him as either Lion or Lamb, but not both. Those of us with more Lamb personalities will focus on the parts of the Bible where...

The second chapter of John’s Gospel provides one of the starkest contrasts in the Scriptures. We begin with Jesus turning water into wine at a wedding feast. Then, we see Jesus with a homemade whip in hand overturning business tables...

When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem. (John 2:13)  After spending a few days with His family and friends at a wedding, Jesus made the short trip to Jerusalem for the Passover, as was mandatory...

As a freshman in college, I will never forget the first time that a student at the state university talked about their Christian faith in class. In the midst of class discussion, they referenced the fact that they believed what...

“Do not get drunk.” Ephesians 5:18 I am spending most of the year preaching verse-by-verse through John’s Gospel. Jesus’ first miracle of turning water into wine is reported in 2:1–12. This event raises a lot of questions for Christians regarding alcohol...

Christians love Jesus. Many Christians also oppose any alcohol consumption. But, Jesus’ first miracle in John 2:1–12 was turning water into wine at a wedding reception when supply diminished. Jesus made a lot of wine – perhaps upward of a...