Wednesday June 19, 2013
Neither do men pour new wine into old wineskins. If they do, the skins will burst, the wine will run out and the wineskins will be ruined. No, they pour new wine into new wineskins, and both are preserved.
“Fill the pots with water!” He instructed. “Fill them to the brim! Every one of
them!” Jesus continued, and as they did, the water changed color the second it
left the water pitcher’s lip.
“God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob,” whispered the bridegroom’s father to his
equally intrigued wife. “Do you see what I see?” “Yes,” responded his
astonished wife. “The water turns to new wine to properly celebrate your
This first miracle of Jesus in John 2 showed God’s sanctioning of marriage and
also prophesied of the infilling joy of the Holy Spirit when we open ourselves
Are you a flexible new wineskin into which the Holy Spirit can pour His presence
and power in these last days?
Are you soft clay under the Potter’s hand, ready to be shaped and filled? He
will not work within you unless you allow it.
Allow Him to shape you into a vessel worthy of His power. Through you, He will
bring about miraculous events. Trust that He has only the best for you in
- John 2
- Ephesians 5:17-21
- Psalms 95:8
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