That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. —Ephesians 5:27
God is preparing His spiritual ark today. The body of Christ will soon be complete, and when it is complete it will go above the treetops to meet our Lord and King in the air. We are in the day of preparation of the King of glory, and His bride is making herself ready. Rejoice and be glad, for the marriage of the Lamb is at hand. The bride must be arrayed in white linen and the robe of righteousness, clothed in the power of the Holy Spirit.
She is getting her garments ready to meet the Bridegroom. I praise the Lord that I am living in this day. The bride will be caught up just before the tribulation bursts upon this sin-cursed earth. The bride must be very beautiful. She is represented as a queen dressed in a robe of finest needlework. She will shine with the gifts and jewels of the Holy Ghost.
We have this treasure in earthen vessels. But they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the sun, and the wise shall know when these things are coming, when the ark is about ready to go up. The Lord will not keep any secrets from them, as there is perfect confidence between the bride and the Bridegroom. So Jesus will reveal secrets to His bride.
A bride is very happy. She is willing to forsake her father’s house, her friends, everything, and go with her Bridegroom, even to a foreign country. She loves those she leaves, but He is dearer to her than anything else.
The bride will be taken out, and men and women will be left. You may say, “I do not believe it.” I believe it!
Lord Jesus, prepare Your bride, the church,
for the wedding feast. Amen.