5His mother said to the servants, “Whatever He says to you, do it.” [simple_tooltip content=’1 On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.

2 Now both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding.

3 And when they ran out of wine, the mother of Jesus said to Him, “They have no wine.”

4 Jesus said to her, “Woman, what does your concern have to do with Me? My hour has not yet come.”

5 His mother said to the servants, “Whatever He says to you, do it.”

6 Now there were set there six waterpots of stone, according to the manner of purification of the Jews, containing twenty or thirty gallons apiece.

7 Jesus said to them, “Fill the waterpots with water.” And they filled them up to the brim.

8 And He said to them, “Draw some out now, and take it to the master of the feast.” And they took it.

9 When the master of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and did not know where it came from (but the servants who had drawn the water knew), the master of the feast called the bridegroom.

10 And he said to him, “Every man at the beginning sets out the good wine, and when the guests have well drunk, then the inferior. You have kept the good wine until now!”

11 This beginning of signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and manifested His glory; and His disciples believed in Him.’](John 2:1-11)[/simple_tooltip]


Mary knew Jesus like no one else did at this point in His life. Although it is certain she knew Jesus was no ordinary man, her request to provide the guests with more wine reflected her belief that He could do things others could not. Her instructions to the servants were, “Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it.” This shows that she not only knew Jesus could work miracles, but she knew His way of doing things did not always conform to conventional thought.

Sure enough, Jesus told the servants to fill the pots with water and then take it to the governor of the feast. This defied logic. Everyone knew the guests wanted more wine, not water. Yet at Mary’s bidding these servants did exactly what Jesus told them to do, and the results were wonderful. The water turned to the very best wine.

This miracle would not have taken place if the servants had not done what seemed foolish to them. The Lord’s ways are not our ways, and His thoughts are not our thoughts (Isa. 55:8). To see His miraculous power in our lives, we must do whatever He tells us to do, regardless of how foolish it may seem.

The foolishness of God is always wiser than the wisdom of men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men (1 Cor. 1:25). Today, whatsoever He says unto you, just do it!