John 2:1-12 (Grape Expectations, Part One)

Yesterday, Nathanael trusted in Jesus after witnessing just a tiny display of his supernatural power: John 1:48-49 “How do you know me?” Nathanael asked. Jesus answered, “I saw you while you were still under the fig tree before Philip called you.” 49 Then Nathanael declared, “Rabbi, you are the Son of God; you are the king of… Continue reading John 2:1-12 (Grape Expectations, Part One)

John 2:18-22 (Jesus brings down the house)

Yesterday, Jesus drove out the money-changers and animal traders from the temple – maybe as a protest against how it excluded Gentiles or exploited pilgrims, but most probably as a general sign of judgement on how it had become all about performing outward ritual rather than having a right heart before God. Naturally, this didn’t… Continue reading John 2:18-22 (Jesus brings down the house)