Marriage Supper of the Lamb
Just as in a Jewish wedding ceremony, the wedding date is determined by the groom's father; it is the date the groom fetches his
But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone.
For the coming of the Son of Man will be just like the days of Noah. (Matt 24:36-37)
When Jesus comes in the clouds to gather the saints (Matt 24:29-31;
1 Thess 4:13), the metaphor of marriage between Jesus Christ and the church
describes the agape relationship between the two, and when all saints of all time come into the physical presence of God with their
white robes of righteousness.
Jesus’ Parable of the Wedding Banquet (Matt 22:1-14) provides
context to this heavenly event.
However, this initiates the resurrection process, which is completed later (Rev 20:4-6).