Teacher Reference: READ Ephesians 5:25-32; Luke 22:14-20; II Corinthians 11:2;
Galatians 3:26-29; Genesis 24:1-67
THE PREPARATION FOR A WIFE
Comment The following scriptures are a perfect SHADOW or TYPE of THE CHURCH (or BRIDE). The CRUCIFIXION – RESURRECTION – and the CHURCH or Bride being presented to JESUS.
Gen “And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam,…”
Comment A perfect shadow or type of our Lord Jesus resurrected into the heavens (far country) waiting for HIS BRIDE or Church to be made ready or formed.
Gen “…And he took one of his RIBS, and closed up the flesh instead thereof;”
Comment 1) It took an INJURY in Adam’s side with blood flowing to take out the RIB to make his wife.
2) It took the INJURY on
Gen “…and brought her unto the man.”
Comment The great mystery in the world today is that the Church or Bride is being made ready to be presented to the man (CHRIST).
Gen “…This is now BONE of MY BONES, and
FLESH of MY FLESH: because she was taken out of
Comment The spiritual revelation to all Christians today is that the Church is HIS BODY - HIS FLESH - HIS BONES, and HE is living in that BODY today!
Eph For we are members of HIS BODY - HIS FLESH - HIS BONES.
(God’s plan revealed by the Spirit right from the beginning. We can know the heart of God through the Spirit and Word (Shadows))
Summary 1) Spiritual revelation of Church
2) Adam a shadow of Christ
3) Eve a shadow of the Church