The Resurgence argues that Jesus’ disciple-making was largely effective for two reasons—gracious hospitality and good wine:
It would do stodgy Christians good to meditate on the fact that Jesus began his signs and wonders with making excellent wine and giving it to his friends and family to enjoy. This wasn’t wine from a box; it was good wine. The waiters were amazed that such good wine would be served later in the evening—this was the good stuff that’s at eye level on the grocery shelf, not the stuff near the ground on the corner.
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