The traditional Jewish wedding, a drawn out process, has many elements that reflect Christian truths. How can a people who know little of Christ, or His relationship with His bride so perfectly picture it? Because that is exactly what God has designated this people to do, and they have been doing just that for thousands of years.
The choosing of the bride by the Father, the bride price paid, the sealing of the contract, the cup, the betrothal, the preparations made by both the bride and the groom, the unknown day or hour of the groom’s arrival for his bride, the canopy, all of these bear an analogy to the return of Christ for His bride.
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Down Victory Road
"But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ."
1 Corinthians 15:57