Words about verses: John 2:10-11

“And he said to him, 'Every man at the beginning sets out the good wine, and when the guests have well drunk, then the inferior. You have kept the good until now!' This beginning of signs Jesus did in Cana of Galiliee, and manifested his glory; and his disciples believed in him.” - John 2:10-11 (NKJV)

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Words about verses: Matthew 23:37-39

“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing! 38 See, your house is left to youdesolate. 39 For I tell you, you will not see me again, until you say, ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.’” After lamenting the religiosity of the establishment and the impending judgment of God over the sin of his people, Jesus laments over the people of the city. One is reminded of the Lamentations of Jeremiah. What is striking is the metaphor Jesus uses to talk about what he offered Israel: the … Continue reading Words about verses: Matthew 23:37-39