A Marriage Made in Heaven Sermon Notes

 

“A Marriage Made in Heaven”

Revelation 19:1-10

A Marriage Made in Heaven ( full worship service)

 

You and I were created for fellowship with God.

 

 

The only way God will give more of Himself to us is if we give more of ourselves to Him.

 

 

“Let us be glad, rejoice, and give Him glory, because the marriage of the Lamb has come, and His bride has prepared herself” (Rev. 19:7, CSB).

 

 

  1. The music will be glorious (Rev. 19:1-6).

 

 

There are four stanzas in this Hallelujah Chorus.

 

  • 1st stanza: The rejoicing of the saints (v. 1).

 

“A vast multitude” of people in heaven will be singing “Hallelujah” because that which was begun at Calvary is now come to full consummation.

 

 

  • 2nd stanza: The retribution of the sinner (vv. 2, 3).

 

The redeemed in heaven praise the Lord God for He has made things right.

 

 

  • 3rd stanza: The relationship of the saved (vv. 4, 5).

 

“Praise our God.”

 

 

  • 4th stanza: The reign of the Savior (v. 6).

 

Jesus is reigning, and the shouts of His praise will be magnified throughout Heaven.

 

 

  1. The bride will be gorgeous (Rev. 19:7-8).

 

 

 

“The bride,” the true church, “has prepared herself” (v. 7).

 

 

How do we make ourselves ready?

 

  1. Redemption prepares us (v. 8a).

 

“She was given fine linen to wear, bright and pure.”

 

  • We get saved.
  • Being saved is known as redemption.
  • At redemption, we receive the inner nature of the Lord Jesus Christ.

 

Rapture prepares us (1 Thess. 4:16-17; 1 Cor. 15:51-57; 1 John 3:2-3).

 

All of the sinful proclivities of the old flesh will be left behind.

 

Reward will make us ready (v. 8b).

 

“For the fine linen represents the righteous acts of the saints.”

 

We will receive rewards according to the deeds that we have done (2 Cor. 5:10).

 

We want to hear the Lord say, “Well done” (Lk. 19:17).

 

The guests will be glad (Rev. 19:9).

 

“Blessed are those invited to the marriage feast of the Lamb!”

 

The Groom will be glorified (Rev. 19:10).

 

  • The angel warns John not to worship him, but to “Worship God.”
  • While on earth, Jesus allowed others to worship Him and approved of it.

 

  • Jesus Christ is God.

 

 

 

“The spirit of prophecy” is Jesus Christ.

 

“In the middle of the night there was a shout: ‘Here’s the groom! Come out and meet him’” (Matt. 25:6, CSB).