Here we discussed Jesus’ first words. Today’s topic: Jesus’ first miracle.
Jesus, his mom and the disciples were invited to a wedding. Weddings were an even bigger production back then, lasting up to an entire week.
The drama starts:
On his way to Jerusalem for the last time, Jesus and his disciples came to Jericho. A large crowd followed them as they left the city.
Two blind men were sitting by the road begging. When they heard that Jesus was passing by, they yelled, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!”
The crowd rebuked them and told them to be quiet. But they yelled even louder, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!”
Jesus healed a man who couldn’t speak, amazing the crowds. But some accused Jesus of being in cahoots with Beelzebul, the ruler of demons. Others tried to test him by demanding a sign from heaven.
Here’s how Jesus responded: