A Great Mystery-Christ and the Church by panniuniu


									  A Great Mystery
Christ and the Church

“This is a great mystery,
but I speak concerning
Christ and the church.”
         (Ephesians 5:32)
      A Mystery
• Called a great mystery –
 (Eph. 3:1-7)
• Prophecy fulfilled in
  Christ (Luke 24:44,45; I Peter
Christ and the Church is
 Compared to Marriage
• His love for the church
 (Eph. 5:25)
• He is Head and Savior (23)
• He might present her to
  Himself a glorious church
   Dedication of the
   Church to Christ
• Submit and Respect Him
 (Eph. 5:22,24,33)
• Bear fruit to God (Rom 7:4)
• Given fully over to His will
 (Eph. 5:28-30; Rom. 12:1,2)
    A Beautiful Picture
 The Marriage of the Lamb
“Let us be glad and rejoice and
 give Him glory, and the marriage
 of the Lamb has come, and His
 wife has made herself ready . . .
 ‘Write: Blessed are those who
 are called to the marriage supper
 of the Lamb’” (Rev. 19:7-9)!

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