The wedding at Cana

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The wedding at Cana, when St John's gospel reports the first miracle. When Mary tells Jesus that they have run out of wine, he seems to refuse help. Then she bids the servants to go to him and do what he says. The six stone water jars are to be filled, then drawn and offered to the steward of the feast. He tasted and said "You have kept the best wine till the last".
Two days afterwards, there was a wedding feast at Cana, in Galilee; and Jesus' mother was there. Jesus himself, and his disciples, had also been invited to the wedding. Here the supply of wind failed; whereupon Jesus' mother said to him, They have no wine left. Jesus answered her, Nay, woman, why dost thou trouble me with that? My time has not come yet. And his mother said to the servants, Do whatever he tells you. There were six waterpots standing there, as the Jewish custom of a ceremonial washing demanded; they were of stone, and held two or three firkins apiece. And when Jesus said, Fill the waterpots with water, they filled these up to the brim. Then he said to them, Now draw, and give a draught to the master of the feast. So they gave it to him, and the master of the feast tasted this water, which had now been turned into wine. He did not know whence it came; only the servants who had drawn the water knew that. He master of the feast, then, called to the bridegroom, and said to him, It is ever good wine that men set out first, and the worse kind only when all have drunk deep; thou hast kept the good wine till now. So in Cana of Galilee Jesus began his miracles and made known the glory that was his, so that his disciples learned to believe in him.
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