Does unity sand offer a better picture of marriage?

Since wedding season is coming up…

Wisdomforlife

In 30 years of ministry, I’ve done a lot of weddings. Most of them included a unity candle ceremony. 

The two candles up here represent the lives of______             and                           . As a symbol of the commitments that they have just made, they will each take a candle and light the center one.

Then they extinguish their own candles, allowing the center one to represent the union of their lives as one flesh.

“To bring joy and happiness to their home there must be the merging of these two lights into one. This is what our Lord meant when He said, ‘On this account a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife; and the two shall be one flesh.’: ‘Consequently,’ Jesus said, ‘they are no…

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