Waiting Till Marriage
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“When a man takes a bride, he must not go out with the army or be liable for any duty. He is free to stay at home for one year, so that he can bring joy to the wife he has married.
But if they do not have self-control, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with desire.
So Jacob worked seven years for Rachel, and they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for her.
You must be like people waiting for their master to return from the wedding banquet so that when he comes and knocks, they can open the door for him at once.
And if they want to learn something, they should ask their own husbands at home, for it is disgraceful for a woman to speak in the church meeting.
Listen! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and have dinner with him, and he with Me.
Jacob loved Rachel, so he answered Laban, “I’ll work for you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel.”
and was a widow for 84 years. She did not leave the temple complex, serving God night and day with fasting and prayers.
Love is patient, love is kind.
Love does not envy,
is not boastful, is not conceited,
For as a young man marries a young woman,
so your sons will marry you;
and as a groom rejoices over his bride,
so your God will rejoice over you.
But when the king came in to view the guests, he saw a man there who was not dressed for a wedding.
“But when you are invited, go and recline in the lowest place, so that when the one who invited you comes, he will say to you, ‘Friend, move up higher.’ You will then be honored in the presence of all the other guests.
So a white robe was given to each of them, and they were told to rest a little while longer until the number would be completed of their fellow slaves and their brothers, who were going to be killed just as they had been.
for the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the Savior of the body.
I also saw the Holy City, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared like a bride adorned for her husband.
Let us be glad, rejoice, and give Him glory,
because the marriage of the Lamb has come,
and His wife has prepared herself.
Young women of Jerusalem, I charge you:
do not stir up or awaken love
until the appropriate time.
Then Judah said to his daughter-in-law Tamar, “Remain a widow in your father’s house until my son Shelah grows up.” For he thought, “He might die too, like his brothers.” So Tamar went to live in her father’s house.
And the Lord said, “My Spirit will not remain with mankind forever, because they are corrupt. Their days will be 120 years.”
If a man divorces his wife
and she leaves him to marry another,
can he ever return to her?
Wouldn’t such a land become totally defiled?
You have played the prostitute with many partners—
can you return to Me?
This is the Lord’s declaration.
So that you will not be conceited, brothers, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery: A partial hardening has come to Israel until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.
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