Bible Studies/Water into wine


Was there any wine left? If so what happened to it?

The questions likely applies to the passage in John 2 where Jesus turns water into wine, His first recorded miracle.  There was a total of about 150 gallons of wine after the water was changed.  It is likely that the wine was a mixture of both wine and water, as was the custom of the day.  Only a portion of the wine mixture was drawn out and provided to the master of the house (John 2:8), though the remainder may have been consumed later.  There is no specific answer to the question you raise as the Bible does not say if all the wine was consumed or if some was left over.  
The point is that Jesus performed miracles, this being the first one.  The story is told for His glory and to provide evidence for people to believe in Him (John 2:11).

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Using the Bible as my primary source and references in support of it, I am willing to answer questions on subjects from the Old and New Testaments. My faith is based on biblical Christianity and fundamental views from the Bible. I cannot answer questions about specific sects or religious organizations nor can I address religions outside biblical Christianity. As a Christian for over 40 years, I have studied many aspects of the Christian faith. My particular interests are in creation and the natural processes of the world around us and how they fit with the biblical record. I believe that all Scripture is inspired by God. I believe that there are no contradictions in the Bible and that the Bible is complete in telling us as individuals how we should relate to God, Christ, and the Holy Spirit; our purpose on earth; and how we should live. Greek lauguage study has helped me gain additional insight into the New Testament but most of my reference work is done in English and, to a lesser degree, German.


Personal Bible study over the years, lessons delivered in Sunday School settings and messages during organized services, and leading Bible study series have prepared me to be comfortable addressing questions from others.

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Formal study includes Greek language. I am a layman without a theological degree. Training has come from sitting under the ministry of excellent Bible teachers for my entire adult life, personal study, and selected courses. Secular educational background includes an undergraduate engineering degree, graduate work in engineering and business, and advanced courses in business and theology.

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