So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum.When he heard that Jesus was come out of Judaea into Galilee, he went unto him, and besought him that he would come down, and heal his son: for he was at the point of death.Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe. John 4:46-48
We remember back in a few Chapters, Jesus performed his first miracle, turning water into wine, well Jesus is back in that location of Cana again. The people of Cana remembered the miracle at the Wedding feast and they were intrigued to see Jesus.
Jesus was not impressed though, he said “Unless you see signs and wonders, you won’t believe” Jesus knows these people just came to see a miracle, they didn’t come because they loved God or believed that Jesus was the Messiah. However a “nobleman” begged Jesus to heal his son
Now this nobleman or royal official was a very respected and high ranking official. Perhaps he was military or royalty, but I would imagine he had to humble himself to come to Jesus and ask for his son to be healed.
The nobleman saith unto him, Sir, come down ere my child die. Jesus saith unto him, Go thy way; thy son liveth. And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken unto him, and he went his way. And as he was now going down, his servants met him, and told him, saying, Thy son liveth. John 4:49-51
The royal official begged Jesus to heal his son, I believe this is demonstrating the faith this official had that Jesus was the only cure for his son. Notice also when Jesus said “Your son will live” it says the royal official “Believed” , he didn’t just hope Jesus would heal his son, he believed with true faith
Then inquired he of them the hour when he began to amend. And they said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him.So the father knew that it was at the same hour, in the which Jesus said unto him, Thy son liveth: and himself believed, and his whole house. This is again the second miracle that Jesus did, when he was come out of Judaea into Galilee. John 4:52-54
As soon as Jesus spoke “Your Son is Healed” his Son was healed instantly. Just as Jesus spoke the universe into existence , Jesus spoke the healing over the royal officials son. This is the second famous miracle Jesus performed in Cana, the first was turning Water into Wine, the second was healing the royal official’s Son
What is the common denominator with these miracles and healings, of course Jesus is displaying his deity as God in the flesh, but also the faith of the people receiving these miracles has made them well Amen!