Saturday, 8th July 2017: It is all up to you!

Scripture Reading: Joh 2:3-5
And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine. Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what have I to do with thee? mine hour is not yet come. His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it.

Reflections: The wedding in Canaan was in session. Jesus and his mother were part of the invited guests. The wine suddenly run out. Mary foresaw the embarrassment that this might cause. Knowing his son was anointed, she turns to him and asks for a divine intervention. Jesus turned the request because he had no intention of initiating any miracle. Mary ignored his response of ‘my time has not come’ and proceeds to tell the servants to do whatever Jesus asks them to do. This moved Jesus into action immediately. He turned water into wine! This intervention boosted the excitement and joy at the wedding. Mary was the architect of this new found joy at the wedding. She had activated the miracle even though Jesus was not ready. IT WAS ALL UP TO HER. If she had not moved, Jesus would not have moved. It is all up to you! Until you move, God will not move. Your level of faith and action will move God when it may seem like He has no intention of doing anything.

Prayer: Dear Lord, I know it’s all up to me. Help me to step out in faith to provoke your miracle power into action.

Confession: It’s all up to me! By faith I provoke the miracle working power of God into action.

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