Becoming a Longing

September 27, 2015 Speaker: Mike Stroh Series: Awakening Our Desires: God's Design for Body & Soul

Scripture: Matthew 22:29–22:33, Revelation 19:6–19:9

*NOTE: This sermon was not recorded due to technical issues. Click Downloads for a pdf of the written manuscript. 


Matt 22:29-33 (ESV)

29 But Jesus answered them, “You are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God. 30 For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven.  31 And as for the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what was said to you by God:  32 ‘I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob’? He is not God of the dead, but of the living.” 33 And when the crowd heard it, they were astonished at his teaching.    


Rev 19:6-9 (ESV)

6  Then I heard what seemed to be the voice of a great multitude, like the roar of many waters and like the sound of mighty peals of thunder, crying out,

          “Hallelujah! For the Lord our God

            the Almighty reigns.

       7   Let us rejoice and exult and give
            him the glory, for the marriage of
            the Lamb has come, and his Bride
            has made herself ready;

       8   it was granted her to clothe
            herself with fine linen, bright
            and pure”— for the fine linen
            is the righteous deeds of the

9  And the angel said to me, “Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.” And he said to me, “These are the true words of God.”

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