Since marriage is a prophetic image of Christ’s marriage to His Bride, the Church (Eph 5:31-32) then divorce is a proclamation that Christ gives up on us.
Ultimately our marriage is a shadow of our relationship with Christ and each day we can choose to become closer or to build a wall. There is no standing still.
If we suppress the feminine then we have a God who initiates but is far off, holy & judgemental
If we suppress the masculine then we have a God who is one with nature, relational & accepting of everyone without requiring any change. Clearly neither is better than the other as neither represents the full nature of God.
As we saw in our last post, male and female together make up the full image of God and so both are needed if we are to glorify God. We saw that they are created different to represent the plurality of our Three-in-One...
There’s some fantastic laws in Leviticus (no really!) that contain immense truth: Keep my decrees. Do not mate different kinds of animals. Do not plant your field with two kinds of seed. Do not wear clothing woven of...