1. Capernaum is about an eight-hour walk from Cana, where Jesus currently is.
2. He's a royal official, which meant he was probably a Jewish Aristocrat.
3. Because he was an aristocrat, that meant he was probably a Sadducee.
Isn't it interesting that all of our intellect, and all of our pride, and all of our
certainty oftentimes gets pushed to the periphery when someone we love is suffering.