Genesis 2:21–25 NIV
21 So the Lord God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribs and then closed up the place with flesh. 22Then the Lord God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. 23 The man said, “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman,’ for she was taken out of man.” 24 That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh. 25 Adam and his wife were both naked, and they felt no shame.
John 2:1 NIV
1 On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there,
Revelation 22:17 NIV
17 The Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let the one who hears say, “Come!” Let the one who is thirsty come; and let the one who wishes take the free gift of the water of life.
- Marriage is a central theme all over the bible. What does it say to you that the first relationship that God forms is between a man and a woman?
- Is this an important dynamic to God?
- What does it say to you that Jesus’ first miracle was at a wedding? (See John 2:1)
- What does it say to you that the bible ends with a marriage? (see Revelation 22:17)