The temple veil formed an impenetrable barrier between us and God … until Jesus paid the bride price so we could draw near.
God knows we can’t see Him, so He tells us stories about things we can see. And these stories (God’s analogies) reveal the depths of His heart. Sometimes God calls Himself a father. Sometimes He likens Himself to a mother or a shepherd or a friend. And sometimes He portrays Himself as our lover. These stories, the lover stories, vividly expose His passion for us.
We want God to pleasure us, but how about pleasuring God? Have you ever asked God how you can pleasure Him? Probably not.
When God calls sexual generosity a duty, generosity’s charm quickly fades. A duty? Isn’t God pro-joy?Read more
God qualifies us to enter holy places – intimate places – with each other and with Him. He offers us the wonder of “living unveiled.”
Wedding veils form a barrier. Their removal signals intimate access. How intriguing that veils appear both in weddings and in worship.
God intends that sexual intimacy, passion, & pleasure mirror the more intense intimacy, passion & pleasure of worshiping Him. Are you surprised?