When we take an honest look at the life of Jesus, what do we see? Do we see a detached, impersonal Messiah who opposed being seen with sinners and tax collectors? Or do we see the most compassionate example of leadership ever modelled.
Every choice has a consequence, like a pebble in a pond. Each word has a ripple effect that builds others up or tears them down. Each action has an aftermath that draws us closer to our spouse, or creates a chasm that divides.
As we celebrate Valentine’s Day this week, what is it about the bride and groom metaphor described in the Bible that we can learn from when we think of our relationship with God and the conversations we have with him?