{ Day 201 }

by | Jul 20, 2011 | Prayer & Devotion

For true and righteous are His judgments, because He has judged the great harlot who corrupted the earth with her fornication; and He has avenged on her the blood of His servants shed by her. … And I heard … the voice of a great multitude … saying, “Alleluia! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigns! Let us be glad and rejoice … for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and His wife has made herself ready.” —Revelation 19:2, 6-7, NKJV

The essence of God’s judgment is His commitment to remove all that hinders love in our lives. This passage describes a scene in heaven related to the marriage of Jesus to His church, which takes place immediately after Jesus releases His terrifying judgments on the world system at the time of His Second Coming. As a Bridegroom God preparing His people for the great wedding day, the focus of God’s jealous anger is directed in judgment of two things: first, those who gave themselves to immorality; second, those who persecuted His people. Both issues cause harm to His bride. The principle underlying His jealous anger is this: whatever harms His bride’s preparation as His eternal companion will be judged.

{ PRAYER STARTER }

Lord, I long for the great marriage feast to join with You in eternity as Your bride, and You as my Bridegroom. Thank You for protecting me from harm and for preparing me for that great wedding day in heaven.

God will not allow anything to continue in our
lives that hinders the development of our love.

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