Remember Jesus’ story about the guy who was tossed out of the wedding banquet for not wearing the right gear? What was that about?Continue reading “Called or chosen? (Matthew 22:8-14)”
Heard the one about Jesus’ wedding?Continue reading “The wedding of the king’s son (Matthew 22:1-7)”
In seeking a bride for Isaac, why did Abraham’s servant set this particular test?
The marriage of Isaac and Rebekah must be important: Genesis 24 is the longest chapter in Genesis. The narrator repeats details multiple times. It’s a royal wedding, and we’re introduced to the princess of the kingdom, or at least of the nation that will represent YHWH’s kingdom. Continue reading “A test for the bride (Genesis 24:13-21)”