Marriage - a profound mystery
From a blog by Think Theology
"'For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.' This is a profound mystery—but I am talking about Christ and the church." Ephesians 5v31-32 NIV
A beautiful 3 minute film that reminds us of Jesus and his bride, the Church and the gospel.
"Jesus has made his people ready. His death, for our sins, has made us beautiful, pure, white, and spotless. We are given to him and to nobody else. We make promises to each other. "Never will I leave you or abandon you," says Jesus. "For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer." We reply to him, "I will forsake all other gods as long as we both shall live." There is an exchange of gifts. God gives us his Spirit. There is a legal declaration. God says we are righteous in his sight. We walk on united as one. Everything he has, his love, his power, his goodness becomes ours; everything we have, our sin, our shame, our past becomes his. Everybody celebrates with a meal, bread and wine. We express our physical union through baptism in water. We give him access to all our possessions. We even take on his name and his identity. We become Christians. Two have become one."
In all you do today, may you know his love, his power, his goodness.
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