And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man, saying, we will eat our own bread and wear our own clothing; only let us be called by your name, to take away our shame. .. Is.4:1
Men should only have one wife because
Christ has only one “bride” claim the monogamy only Christians. Perhaps
conclusion is drawn from this passage;
Christ thought it not robbery to be equal with God (Phils.2),
was with God in the beginning (John
1:1) and is the express image of
It was a truth when our Lord said “before Abraham came into
being, I AM!” (Jn.8:58),
a title of Jehovah.
It was Christ who walked in Eden; who appeared to Abraham (Gen.18:1)
and who descended upon the Mount (Ex.19).
Yes, the Lord Christ
is the multifaceted Jehovah of the Old Testament and it
was Christ who said;
But wait, the house of
Israel is the northern Kingdom and the Lord speaks to both Kingdoms as
wives committing adultery;
Compare this passage from
the word of God;
Single people do not commit adultery, married people do, so these two kingdoms, both women, committed (spiritual) adultery against the Lord. See Ez.23. Interesting they are sisters which might lead to some discussions on Lev.18:18.
We can not fight truth, the Lord called the two divisions of Israel His, and they bore Him children. This does not make the Lord a wicked fornicator because He has more than one wife. I guess He permitted Himself to do less than His own perfect will though?
So let's count the Brides of Christ. He has, as Jehovah, the two sisters of Israel, then according to tradition He has the "church", this makes three Brides and we refrain from including the new Jerusalem which is called "the Bride, the Lamb's wife" in Rev. 21:9.
Those who rightly divide the Scriptures and are aware of the various
callings within it, will know that the Lord is also the Bridegroom,
not of Israel, but the elect remnant:
This puts our Lord Christ in
marriage relationships since the over comers or elect remnant are not
the two Kingdoms. Israel has an inheritance on the earth, the so called "bride"
company have an inheritance in the New Jerusalem;
wait, five virgins went into the “marriage”
with Him as well (Matt.25:10). I hope they
were not going to marry the Lord, since that would give him many wives or brides at this point.
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