The Marriage Supper of the Lamb has always held some
mystery for me. First, exactly WHEN does it occur? This
is where I need to defer to commentators whom I trust.
opinion, the book Charting the End Times by Tim LaHaye
and Thomas Ice, is the best
reference resource regarding all things future.
the marriage supper at the beginning of the Kingdom Age.
way, ALL believers from all of history would be present.
This position makes sense because
if not, many parameters would be changed. I've heard it
preached many times that that the
supper would take place during the seven year
tribulation. However, since many will be saved during
this time, albeit through martyrdom, these late comers
must be included at the supper. Next, I don't know WHAT
we will be eating but I'm sure I can have all of the
pasta I want!
Our first quote
envisions Israel's long awaited, peaceful dwelling in
their land. Since the crucifixion of their Messiah,
they(the Jews) have had little or no peace, they have
been dispersed, regathered in unbelief and held at bay
by their enemies. The connection the Jews
have with the land of Israel is quite remarkable. The
future holds for better days.
The verse in
Matthew illustrates one of the final pleadings of our
LORD for the Jews to
accept HIS invitation for true fellowship and to be
their Messiah. It is noteworthy that Gentiles are still
not part of the transaction but they will be soon. Acts
10 explains the inclusion of the Gentiles in the
panarama of God's revelation.