1. MYSTERY BRIDEGROOM is God’s PURPOSE concealed in plain sight, as it is written:”It is the GLORY OF GOD TO CONCEAL a thing: but the HONOUR of KINGS is to SEARCH out a matter” [Proverbs 25:2] Where there is a BRIDEGROOM, there must of necessity be a BRIDE,  and it is the privilege of the BRIDEGROOM to choose His BRIDE, “According as he hath CHOSEN US IN HIM BEFORE THE FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:” [Ephesians 1:4] We were in Him, as Eve was “CONCEALED” in Adam, separated from his RIBS afterward and joined in MARRIAGE, “Therefore shall a MAN LEAVE HIS FATHER and MOTHER, and shall CLEAVE UNTO HIS WIFE: and they shall be ONE FLESH” [Genesis 2:24] Eve was separated from Adam, that the PURPOSE of God might be fulfilled by  "ELECTION" of GRACE, “And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an HELP MEET for him” [Genesis 2:18] In like manner, we are the BRIDE, "ELECT" by PREDESTINATION of GRACE, first as CHILDREN and then JOINT-HEIRS with our MYSTERY BRIDEGROOM ”And if CHILDREN, then heirs; HEIRS OF GOD, and JOINT-HEIRS WITH CHRIST; if so be that we SUFFER WITH HIM, that we may be also GLORIFIED TOGETHER” [Romans 8:17]

2. When a man leaves FATHER and MOTHER to “CLEAVE” to his WIFE, He testifies of the MYSTERY of God coming out of Himself in Jesus Christ to be "JOINED" to His BRIDE, “For GOD SO LOVED the WORLD, that HE GAVE HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON, that WHOSOEVER BELIEVETH IN HIM should not perish, but HAVE EVERLASTING LIFE” [John 3:16] The SON, Jesus Christ is our MYSTERY BRIDEGROOM; the fulness of God clothed in frame of man, as it is written: “For unto us a child is born, unto us A SON IS GIVEN: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and HIS NAME shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The EVERLASTING FATHER, The Prince of Peace” [Isaiah 9:6] As the HUSBAND is joined to his WIFE in MARRIAGE to become ONE FLESH, God likewise became like us to RECONCILE us to Himself in Jesus Christ, “And without controversy great is the MYSTERY OF GODLINESS: GOD WAS MANIFEST IN THE FLESH, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory” [1 Timothy 3:16] Our MYSTERY BRIDEGROOM came to us as a a lowly carpenter, giving up so much to become like us but His own rejected Him; he was, "... DESPISED and REJECTED of men; a MAN OF SORROWS, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and WE ESTEEMED HIM NOT” [Isaiah 53:2-3]

3. We are His BRIDE not because we loved Him, but He because loved us and “… GAVE HIMSELF FOR US, that he might REDEEM US from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a PECULIAR PEOPLE, ZEALOUS of GODD WORKS” [Titus 2:14] We came to His CROSS by the hearing of the GOSPEL and, DIED as He did to FLESH, “… BURIED with him by BAPTISM into DEATH: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should WALK IN NEWNESS OF LIFE” [Romans 6:5] When we DIED with Him, we FORSOOK ALL we ever wished to be to be raised as His BRIDE in “NEWNESS OF LIFE”, as it is written: "And they that are Christ's have CRUCIFIED THE FLESH with the AFFECTIONS and LUSTS" (Galatians 5:24) Though DEAD in the FLESH, we are ALIVE in Him; joined as “MEMBERS” of His BODY and He, the HEAD, “From whom the whole BODY FITLY JOINED together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the EFFECTUAL WORKING in the measure of every part, maketh INCREASE of the BODY unto the edifying of itself in love” [Ephesians 4:16] We must never forget how Eve was DECEIVED while Adam was absent, but be VIGILANT; WATCHING with PRAYERS not to succumb to TEMPTATION, "WATCH ye therefore, and PRAY ALWAYS, that ye may be accounted worthy TO ESCAPE ALL THESE THINGS THAT SHALL COME to pass, and to STAND BEFORE THE SON OF MAN" (Luke 21:36)

4. It is a little over two thousand years since the BRIDEGROOM went to prepare a befitting place for His BRIDE "But as it is written, EYE HATH NOT SEEN, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the THINGS WHICH GOD HATH PREPARED FOR THEM THAT LOVE HIM” [1 Corinthians 2:9-10] Our MYSTERY BRIDEGROOM is coming to receive us to Himself; the veil of MYSTERY shall be removed and we shall SEE Him as He is, "Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, WHEN HE SHALL APPEAR, WE SHALL BE LIKE HIM; FOR WE SHALL SEE HIM AS HE IS" (1 John 3:2) He is at the door, let us make good our preparation; washing our WEDDING GARMENTS with PRESENT TRUTH and, “Let us be GLAD and REJOICE, and give honour to him: for the MARRIAGE of the LAMB is come, and his WIFE HATH MADE HERSELF READY. And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the FINE LINEN IS THE RIGHTEOUSNES OF SAINTS” [Revelation 19:7-9] Beloved, are you ready for the MARRIAGE SUPPER of the LAMB, “And he saith unto me, Write, BLESSED ARE THEY WHICH ARE CALLED to the MARRIAGE SUPPER of the LAMB. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God” [Revelation 19:9]

5. Accept Jesus Christ as your Lord and Saviour, and book your seat at the MARRIAGE SUPPER of the LAMB, amen.

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