Tag Archives: Wine

I am a stone jar

I am a stone jar. I look like this. Day after day I am filled with tepid water and then emptied. Full, empty, full, empty. The people appear to be washing, but I’m not sure why. They usually don’t look … Continue reading

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A steady diet of

God made us. He knows our bodies and our minds. It is by perfect design that God uses eating and drinking as a metaphor for what we pursue, what we consume, what we worship. Proverbs 4 says: 17 They eat … Continue reading

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Water into wine redux

Jesus’ first sign (or miracle) is recounted in John 2:1-11. At the Cana wedding, the host ran out of wine prematurely during the wedding celebration. Jesus demonstrates his ability to change, to redefine, to replace the mundane with the fantastic … Continue reading

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Wine and Michael Jackson

If you’ll bear with me for a moment, I’d like to offer you two quotes to examine. The first is from the song “Black or White” by Michael Jackson. It embarrasses me (significantly, I’m an 80s heavy metal child) to … Continue reading

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