Friday, November 18, 2011

That's a lot of water into wine

Bibledex has uploaded its latest clip. This one is about the wedding at Cana in John 2 and the type of stone jars that are mentioned in the stories. I have seen the stone jars pictured in the clip many times. But I have never stopped to think about the size of them. If the clip is correct that these are type of jars described in John 2, then John is telling us that Jesus made a heck of a lot of wine.

1 comment:

  1. 20 to 30 gallons each? Picture it this way...

    Split the difference in container size. Make each container hold 25 gallons, times 6, for 150 gallons of water to wine.

    The 150 gallons Jesus transforms turns out to be about 765 bottles, nearly 64 cases, or 3,825 glasses of wine (roughly a 5 oz pour per glass).