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Who is the Christ?

With Dubai being a transient community, people are always coming and going and it seems everywhere we go we have opportunity to meet new people. New people at church. New people in ladies’ Bible study. New people in our neighborhoods. New people at our kid’s schools. New people in the elevator. We’re all pretty good at asking and answering the questions that come along with the meeting of new people. We ask and answer ‘what’s your name?’, ‘where are you from?’, ‘how long have you been here?’, and ‘what brought you here?’ all the time. In essence what we’re asking is “WHO ARE YOU?” This is the question that we see asked and answered in our passage this morning.

The Beginning of Jesus' Public Ministry

In the Gospel of John we will find evidence upon evidence of Jesus as the Son of God. This will through the many signs Jesus did which were recorded. In John 20:30-31 we read “Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book; but these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.” Today we will look at the first of the many signs Jesus performed. It should be observed that Jesus had not performed any miracle until this time at the wedding in Cana. John chapter 2 marks the beginning of Jesus’ public ministry. It gives us two important tasks that Jesus came to perform: To establish a relationship with his people and to purify his bride the church. At the wedding in Cana they run out of wine and when Jesus had turned water into wine, the master of the feast said, to the bridegroom “you have kept the good wine until now.” He did not know where the wine has come from.>>>Continue Reading>>>