Marriage Is A Spiritual Act

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Marriage is a Spiritual Act F irst, we must understand that marriage is a spiritual act. Two specific references in the Old Testament gives us proof that Israel was portrayed as God’s wife; see Jeremiah 2-3 and Hosea 1-3. Also, the Church is referenced heavily in the New Testament scriptures as the bride of Christ; see Ephesians 5:25-27 and Revelations 19:7-9, 21:1-2. Review these scriptures and view the spiritual act of marriage. Learn how God viewed Israel as His bride, how He treated His bride, and the expectations He had from His bride. Marriage is An Example to a Dying World S econd, we must realize we are to model the spiritual act for a dying world; see Ephesians 5:25-27. The current world we live in is filled with despair, confusion, isolation, independence, and hurt. The world is filled with hurting people all seeking an answer to their grief. The biblical marriage union shows to a dying world the best example of love. The entire concept of a biblical marriage – a union created by God and not dissolved until death, willingly from both parties, shows the world something they so greatly desire but continue to sin against God to obtain. The biblical marriage shows the world HOW Jesus loves the Church. Does your marriage reflect this example? Overlooked Parts of Genesis 2:24 T here are two parts of Genesis 2:24 that are overlooked which causes immediate confusion in creating a til death type of marriage. These parts are overlooked because they are
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