John 2: The wedding at Cana and cleansing of the temple

1.  (2:1)  In what town in Galilee was the wedding?

2.  (2:1-2)  According to these verse, who was invited?

3.  (2:9-11)  How do we know this was Jesus’ very first miracle?

4.  (2:3)  Who came to Jesus with a problem?

5.  (2:6-9)  How many water pots were filled?

6.  (2:12)  Research: List six hard facts about Capernaum, using Bible dictionaries,
            encyclopedias, etc.

7.  (2:13-15)  Who did Jesus chase or “ drive ” out in these verses…..and why?

8.  (2:15)  According to this verse, what did Jesus construct?

9.  Name another Gospel book that also contains the story of the clearing of the temple.

10. (2:13-15)  Which feast was in progress?

11. (Read Matthew 21:13) What was the Temple intended to be used for?

12. (2:16)  What crime did Jesus accuse them of?

13.  (2:18-21)  What “ temple ” was Jesus referring to here?

14. Research the history of the temple in Jerusalem, ( known as ” Herod’s Temple ” ).
        List facts about it, such as size, embelishments, why Herod built it…..and if the
          Jews were pleased with it.

15. (2:22)  According to this verse, what had to take place before the disciples
              remembered what Jesus had said in 2:19?

16. (2:23)  According to this verse, what helped people believe in Jesus? 
              Do you think this is helpful in the 21st century?  Why?

Maxim of the Moment

The bonds of matrimony don’t profit you unless the interest is kept up.