I look forward to the day when this is said to me and they truly, actually mean it, with their heart and soul. I will feel it and know it to be true, I will know this is not just something they trot out, for whatever reason. I will know, and they will know that we are meant to and want to be together.
Completely Coming out of the Degraded Christianity and Not Fearing its Persecution
As a sign, the church in Pergamos prefigures the church that entered into a marriage union with the world and became a high fortified tower; these two meanings correspond to two of the parables in Matthew 13—the parable of the great tree (vv. 31-32) and the parable of the leaven. The great tree is the equivalent of the high tower, and the woman with the leaven is the equivalent of the apostate church, which has married the world..... More at www.agodman.com