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This couple has made a promise to make a promise; they have chosen to make a choice. Yesterday, our daughter Elisabeth announced that she is engaged to be married to Andy.
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That prayer is answered. This day, though not their marriage, is a beginning and they can only imagine now what their union will entail. Amidst the joy of engagement, help them embrace the crucible that tests and purifies them.
May they now begin to discover the principles and power of covenant love and faithfulness. Ellie and Andy spent yesterday making the rounds to their family and ificant friends to share their news. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness LamentationsYou are very much alive, still risen and victorious over death.
Since Ellie was born, my wife Jill and I have prayed since for this moment, that God would bring a godly, stalwart, gracious and faithful young man into her life. The angels […].
Now, other prayers begin…. Give them strength and efficiency as they plan the logistics of their wedding, and their family life beyond. Walk with them closely through this process. Today, give them wisdom and guidance and wise counsel to learn truths that will equip them for life together.
This is a time of hope and anticipation. Remind them at times of doubt that you are there.
As this couple anticipates their wedding, in the same way we all anticipate the consummation of history — the wedding of Jesus with his People. Because he has set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him.
Show them how to leverage the stresses of this season to cultivate maturity in their love. May this human engagement reflect that same eternal hope! I will set him on high, because he knows and understands My name has a personal knowledge of my mercy, love and kindness; trusts and relies on Me, knowing I will never forsake him, no never.