“‘Woman,  why do you involve me?’ Jesus replied. ‘My hour has not yet come.’

His mother said to the servants, ‘Do whatever he tells you.’” John 2:4-5

Mary was familiar with the Old Testament. It’s significant that her words to the servants, upon discovering there was no more wine, are similar to Pharoah’s words to his people when he was faced with a famine. “Pharaoh told all the Egyptians, ‘Go to Joseph and do what he tells you’” (Genesis 41:55). Pharaoh had great faith in Joseph. Mary had great faith in Jesus but neither knew what the outcome would be.

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