2019.05.12 • Mother's Day 2019 • John 2:1-12
The Wedding at Cana
2 On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. 2 Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples.3 When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.”4 And Jesus said to her, “Woman, what does this have to do with me? My hour has not yet come.” 5 His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.”
6 Now there were six stone water jars there for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons. 7 Jesus said to the servants, “Fill the jars with water.” And they filled them up to the brim. 8 And he said to them, “Now draw some out and take it to the master of the feast.” So they took it. 9 When the master of the feast tasted the water now become wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants who had drawn the water knew), the master of the feast called the bridegroom 10 and said to him, “Everyone serves the good wine first, and when people have drunk freely, then the poor wine. But you have kept the good wine until now.” 11 This, the first of his signs, Jesus did at Cana in Galilee, and manifested his glory. And his disciples believed in him.
12 After this he went down to Capernaum, with his mother and his brothers and his disciples, and they stayed there for a few days.
We’re so very excited to celebrate mother’s day this weekend at Missio Dei. As I’ve been preparing for this gathering, I’ve been spending a lot of time considering the ministry of mothering and the ways that God uses it! Not only is it a form of evangelizing (to the children supported), but it’s also an effective method of sanctification. I believe God uses it to stretch moms and help them apply the Gospel. Honestly, without it, it’s hard to imaging how moms make it at all! That being said, it’s our aim to make much of Jesus and the roll He plays in all of this. How did He treat his mom? How does He partner with moms presently? We’ll be asking those questions and seeking answers in the scriptures together this weekend.
In preparation, here are some of the songs we’ll be worshipping to, and some resources that we’ll be mulling over in preparation. We pray that they’re an encouragement and that they work to equip you for you ministry this week.
— T. R. Daniels and the Missio Central RA Team
Grace Alone • Lyrics • Recording
How Deep the Father’s Love for us • Lyrics • Recording
Come Ye Sinners • Lyrics • Recording
Look What God has Done • Lyrics • Recording
Hail the King • Lyrics • Recording
Sermon • To Be a Mother is a Call to Suffer • Link
Prayer • as;dlkfj The Valley of Vision • Link
Poem • a;sldkfjals;kd • Link