You’re Invited. A Wedding Is.... A symbol of a new beginning A public declaration of a couple’s intentions A couple’s solemn promise or vow to each other A celebration of the couple’s love A binding contract between two people.
As the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee.
Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God; him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou cleave, and swear by his name.
so I spread my clothes over you and covered you. I promised to marry you.
I made the covenant
with you, and
you became mine.
Ezekial 16:8 (ERV)
And I will betroth thee unto me forever; yea, I will betroth thee unto me in righteousness, and in judgment, and in loving kindness, and in mercies.
John 14: 23 ... If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.
Jeremiah 31:3 Yea, I have loved thee with an everlastinglove: therefore with loving kindness have I drawn thee.
Ezekial 16:8 (ERV) I looked you over. I saw you were ready for love, so I spread my clothes over you and covered your nakedness. I promised to marry you. I made the covenant with you, and you became mine.’”
Deuteronomy 10:20: Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God; him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou cleave, and swear by his name.
...the Lord God caused Adam to fall into a deep sleep . While the man was sleeping, the Lord God took out one of his ribs. He closed up the opening that was in his side.
John 2 While the man was sleeping, the Lord God took out one of his ribs. He closed up the opening that was in his side.
6 will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me, for I am meek and lowly in heart, and you shall find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. There were six large stone waterpots there that were used by the Jews in their washing ceremonies. Each one held about 20 or 30 gallons. 7 Jesus said to the
Some Pharisees and some teachers of the law came from Jerusalem to see Jesus. They asked, 2 “Why don’t your disciples obey what the elders teach? Your disciples don’t wash their hands before they eat!”
Matthew 15: 1-2
These people Jerusalem to see Jesus. They asked, honor me
by what they say,
but their hearts
are far away from me.
Their worship doesn’t mean anything to me.
They teach nothing
but human rules.
Matthew 15: 8-9
Then he said to them, “Now dip out some water and take it to the man in charge of the feast.” So they did what he said. 9 Then the man in charge tasted it, but the water had become wine. He did not know where the wine had come from, but the servants who brought the water knew. He called the bridegroom 10 and said to him, “People always serve the best wine first. Later, when the guests are drunk, they serve the cheaper wine. But you have saved the best wine until now.”
2 to the man in charge of the feast.” So they did what he said. In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
John 14: 2-3
This is because the Lord himself will come down from heaven with the signal of a shout by the head angel and a blast on God’s trumpet.
1 Thessalonians 4:16
Then he said to his servants, ‘The wedding party is prepared, but those who were invited weren’t worthy. 9 Therefore, go to the roads on the edge of town and invite everyone you find to the wedding party.’
10 “Then those servants went to the roads and gathered everyone they found, both evil and good. The wedding party was full of guests. 11 Now when the king came in and saw the guests, he spotted a man who wasn’t wearing wedding clothes.12 He said to him, ‘Friend, how did you get in here without wedding clothes?’ But he was speechless. 13 Then the king said to his servants, ‘Tie his hands and feet and throw him out into the farthest darkness. People there will be weeping and grinding their teeth.’
You’re Invited... prepared, but those who were invited weren’t worthy.