Category: Jesus the Bridegroom

Holy Thursday: A marriage proposal. How will you respond?

Holy Thursday is when Jesus instituted the Eucharist, but did you know that he was secretly asking the Apostles to marry him? This sounds crazy, but I promise I didn’t make it up. The first time I heard about this was from Mike Donehy, the lead singer of Tenth Avenue North, in this video.

Heaven: its a party you don't want to miss! Come to the Wedding Feast.

Everyone has their own concept of heaven. What do the scriptures tell us awaits for us in the afterlife? A Wedding Feast! The Father has prepared a wedding banquet with food and drink that satisfies our deepest hunger.  The Father begs us to come to the feast.  He has prepared the choicest food and has…

He Bears Us on His Sacred Heart

Breastplate of high priestAmidst the lengthy chronologies and Lord of the Rings-esque descriptions, there are gems to be found in the Old Testament (pun intended).  One example of this is God’s directions for building the tabernacle, which are incredibly intricate.  It is meant to be modeled after the heavenly kingdom, so there is a goldmine of symbolism to be found in everything that God commanded Moses to build.

The Wedding Feast: It's a party you don't want to miss!

The Wedding Feast of the Lamb

“The Adoration of the Lamb” by Jan van Eyck, 1432

The Father prepares a wedding feast with food and drink that satisfies our deepest hunger.  The Father begs us to come to the feast.  He prepares the choicest food and has saves the best wine for last.  The food at this banquet will never run out and we will never hunger or thirst again.  He implores us “come to the feast.”