Tag: marriage

Interwoven Dance of Intimacy

In the last few posts I’ve tried to paint a picture of union in Jesus with some of the reasons and outcomes.  It is a difficult perspective for us in the west.  Western Christianity has much of its roots founded in the teaching of Augustine who got his foundation from pagan Greek philosophy and religion.…

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Will you marry me?

Matthew 22:2 “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son (ESV) High school was a tough experience for most of us.  It was a time of learning how to fit in.  There were some that were very bold.  They had the rebel look and didn’t appear…

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Union

Do you know anyone who has been married for a long time?  My Grandparents were married for 65 years.  For as long as I can remember they were to me “one flesh.”  They could complete each other’s sentences.  They could read each other’s minds.  Just to watch them in the car and see how he…

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I Do – I Get To

This weekend I get to officiate my first wedding.  That is pretty exciting and a little scary.  Of course perfect love casts out fear so filled with His love I have no fear of punishment but am a little afraid of men.  Why?  Typically the stuff said at weddings is very liturgical, very legal, very…

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