Tag Archives: the bride of Christ

Complete My Joy

You can’t read Paul’s letters and not know that he had high aspirations for the church. Seeing people saved was one thing–one great, glorious, eternity changing, heaven rejoicing thing. But Paul’s desire for those saved went beyond guaranteed fire insurance, … Continue reading

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Entering the Palace of the King

It’s a love song . . . says so in the introduction. It anticipates a wedding, a royal wedding, where a king in his splendor and majesty receives a bride in all her beauty. The verses are addressed to the … Continue reading

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The Morning Star

Four churches down, three to go. I’ve been reading in the second chapter of Revelation over the past couple of mornings and, so far, have sought to have “ears to hear” what the Spirit says to the churches at Ephesus, … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder

God loves to “love on” His people. Jesus is “crazy in love” with His bride. And though, from time to time, we may not think we’re much to look at, yet we can praise the Lord that our beauty is … Continue reading

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Photobombing a Prophecy

I read these latter chapters of Isaiah and I can’t help but be stirred with anticipation for Israel. I believe the prophesied promises of redemption and restoration among the tribes of Jacob are to be understood literally. I also believe … Continue reading

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