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THE PROPOSAL Consideration John 3:16, Ephesians 5:25, John 3:29
I. Consideration: What is the greatest proposal of marriage that has ever taken place? A. It is Jesus to mankind (world, church).
II. Consideration: Where has the greatest proposal ever taken place? (Philippians 2:6-11) A. When Jesus stepped out of eternity into time. B. When Jesus left heaven to come to this earth. C. When Jesus clothed Himself and made Himself of no reputation but a bondservant in the likeness of man. D. When Jesus, part of the Godhead, became the Lamb of God.
III. Consideration: What is the greatest proposal? A. When Jesus became the ransom. (Matthew 20:28)
IV. Consideration: Why does someone propose marriage to someone? A. They were chosen. B. They love them. C. Because they know they have a lot to offer them. (John 10:10, John 11:25)
V. Consideration: Are there people who are unproposable? A. Lifestyle, practices, selfish. • Now is the acceptable time. (2 Corinthians 6:2, Revelation 3:20)
In Conclusion: There are three types of Biblical (Jewish) proposals. 1. Betrothal/Engagement - Dowry, contract 2. Midnight - Father’s approval 3. Marriage Feast - Marriage supper