Summer – A season for weddings!

I have the privilege of being the officiant at two weddings this July, and this has provided the inspiration to meditate on, pray on, and research weddings through the ages.

As we remember, Jesus very first miracle was turning water into wine at a wedding feast! Other that having barrels of wine, we wonder what other traditions surrounded an ancient Jewish wedding. The Jewish family would have been very familiar with the Hebrew Scriptures and would have known Genesis 2:18, 22, “The Lord God said, ’It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.” The Lord...

 

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