“‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.’ [Gen 2.24] This is a profound mystery—but I am talking about Christ and the church.” (Eph 5.31-32)
What does “one flesh” mean to you?
For married couples, this is how conjoined, indivisible, consolidated you are. But that’s not the main point here. Apostle Paul wants us to think about Christ and the church, the love that He has for His bride and the oneness that is shared.
If you could experience more of this oneness, ie. “one flesh” union, with Christ, in what ways do you think your life would change?
Let’s pray: Lord, take us deeper into this profound mystery… the union between Christ and the church. I want to know this intense love and the vital oneness You have with Your people. Ground me, embed me in this love and oneness. I am Yours and Yours alone. In Jesus’ name, amen.
Let us be pulled deeper into this profound mystery as we sing and worship the Lord to, “New Every Morning” (click here) by Audrey Assad.