In episode 68, I gave a snapshot of the mysterious bride in Scripture, known as the Church. In today’s episode, I share a recent sermon where I dive into the topic in depth and examine what it means to be the Bride of Christ, not merely from the New Testament, but all throughout Scripture, starting in Genesis. The profound depth of this topic is itself a deep well of richness, which this sermon only scratches the surface—yet will captivate and capture our hearts to continue to pursue our Bridegroom, Jesus Christ.
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A video version of the sermon: The Mysterious Bride of Christ (Ephesians 5:22-33). About the Bride (the Church) and the Bridegroom (Jesus). Given at the Cross Style Conference on June 6, 2018.
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NRJohnson (Nathan Johnson) is a Christian who has an overwhelming passion for Jesus, the Gospel, and Studying God’s Word. He is a writer, teacher, and communicator who helps other believers understand and apply the Bible as they grow and mature in their faith—desiring that they gain greater intimacy with Christ, experience the victorious Christian life, and transform the world through the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit. Read more about him here.
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