This message which I published on A Mending Feast a few years ago came on my heart again this morning. For, do you hear it? The alarm of war is sounding. Let us, then, put on our beautiful wedding garments, and go forth with our Beloved to the battle!
Our beloved old friend CL Moore, who years ago came up from Oklahoma from time to time to minister in our midst, told us once he’d seen a vision of the bride of Christ. She was dressed in pure white linen, and her beauty was breathtaking. But then CL noticed something very incongruous. She was wearing army boots!
Now, there are several places in Scripture that reveal it is not in the least strange that this bride is prepared for war. But let us get the emphasis right. It is the bride who is prepared for war.
Let us be glad, and rejoice, and give honour unto Him, for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and His bride hath made herself ready.
And to her was given that she should be arrayed in fine linen clean and white [or, bright]: for fine linen is the righteousness [that…
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