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.
The temple veil formed an impenetrable barrier between us and God … until Jesus paid the bride price so we could draw near.
God intends that sexual intimacy, passion, & pleasure mirror the more intense intimacy, passion & pleasure of worshiping Him. Are you surprised?
God connects sex and worship. He intends intimacy, passion, and pleasure to pervade both realms.
When husband and wife cling to each other with equal faithfulness, they picture how faithfully God clings to those wedded to Him.
When God calls sexual generosity a duty, generosity’s charm quickly fades. A duty? Isn’t God pro-joy?