Tag Archives: Bride of Christ

Who We Really Are: The Living Temple of the Spirit

 The Temple: Metaphor for Union with God There are a number of metaphors in the Greek scriptures which emphasize our unity with Christ.  One of these is the image of the Temple.  The Temple metaphor appears in Paul and Peter, … Continue reading

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Bride of Christ, Imago Dei, Perfect Unity

A Journey to Metaphorland When we meditate on the unsurveyable, untrackable riches of Christ, we need to remember that these riches are expressed mainly, if not completely, in metaphor. The Greek scriptures contain a wealth of metaphors, in the gospels, … Continue reading

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