Matthew Chapter 22

The kingdom of the heavens like a king who made a wedding feast for his son.

Matthew 22:1-14 (P)

Matthew 25:10

Luke 14:16-23

John 3:29

Revelation 19:7

Revelation 21:2,9

John the Baptist

John the friend of the bridegroom.

Matthew 22:1-14

Matthew 25:10

John 3:29 (P)

Marriage supper of the Lamb. With Babylon out of the way the last Hallelujah ushers in the glorious Lamb's wife who has made herself ready. See references below.

Matthew 22:1-14

Psalms 45:13

Isaiah 54:1-10

Isaiah 61:10

Hosea 2:15-17

Matthew 8:11

Matthew 25:1-13

Luke 13:29

John 2:1-12

Ephesians 5:25-27

Hebrews 11:10-16

Revelation 3:5

Revelation 19:6-9 (P)

Note links below cover both the earthly and heavenly aspects of the wife.

JND v5, pp70-74

JND Collected writings.

The holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. See references below.

Matthew 22:1-14

Psalms 45:13-15

Earthly celebration.

Isaiah 52:1

Earthly celebration.

Matthew 25:1-13

John 14:1-4

Hebrews 11:16

Revelation 19:7,8

Revelation 21:2 (P)

Revelation 22:19

JND v2, pp257,258

JND Collected writings. Notes on the Revelation.

The parable of the 10 virgins. Need to be watching and ready for the bridegroom whether it be the faithful remnant or the church. The bridegroom tarrying is a test, see connections as to the morning star and other references as to watching and waiting.

Matthew 22:2

Wedding feast.

Matthew 25:1-13 (P,M)

The bride is not emphasized here, but more the virgins not being ready. and those (professing believers)who had no oil in their lamps.

Mark 13:35-37


Luke 12:40

Be ye ready.

Luke 21:36

Watch therefore.

John 3:29

John the baptist as the friend of the bridegroom.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

To await his Son from the heavens.

2 Peter 1:19

Until the day dawn and the morning star arise in your hearts.

Revelation 2:28

Overcomer in Thyatira promised the morning star.

Revelation 19:7

The marriage of the Lamb is come.

Revelation 21:2

As a bride adorned for her husband.

Revelation 21:9

the bride the Lambs wife.

Revelation 22:16

The bright and morning star.

FER v7, pp190

FER v9, pp331

JBS v1, pp473,474

JBS v2, pp194

JT v48, pp414,415

JT v48, pp467-474

JT v48, pp455

JT v48, pp463

JND v2, pp292

JND Collected writings.

JND v5, pp115,116

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp180

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp239

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp210

JND Collected writings.

JND v32, pp248

JND Collected writings

It was given to her (the Lamb's wife) that she should be clothed in fine linen, bright and pure; for the fine linen is the righteousness of the saints. See important footnote "e" in JND bible that it is actual not imputed righteousness. See links below.

Matthew 22:2

Psalms 45:13

Psalms 132:9

Isaiah 61:10

Note Ps.45:13, 132:9 and Is.61:10 relate to the earthly wife.

Matthew 25:10

John 14:1-4

Romans 2:7

1 Corinthians 3:12-14

Ephesians 5:25-27

Philippians 1:10,11

Revelation 3:5

Revelation 19:8 (P)

Note the garment given to the Lambs wife is the result of her righteous acts in her responsible history here. Compare Eph.5:26,27 where the wife is maintained by the Lord for the time of presentation.

Revelation 21:2,9

Revelation 22:19

1. The Spirit and the bride say come. See Eph 1:13,14, Rev 19:17,21:2,9. 2. Let him that hears say come. See Isaiah 1:18 (come now), Matt 11:28,22:4. 3. Let him that is athirst come. See Isaiah 55:1,2, Lu 4:17, Rev 21:6. See illustration on Rev 22:7.

Matthew 22:4

Isaiah 1:18

Isaiah 55:1,2

Him that is athisrt, he that will, let him take the water of life freely.

Matthew 11:28

Luke 14:17

Ephesians 1:13,14

Revelation 19:7

Revelation 21:2,9

Revelation 21:6

Revelation 22:17 (P)

JND v5, pp105,106

JND Collected writings.

FER v15, pp480-483

JBS v1, pp469-472

JBS v1, pp473,478,479

JBS v2, pp195

JBS v5, pp397,401,402

JT v5, pp257-279

JT v48, pp451

JND v32, pp252

JND Collected writings.

JND v0, pp156,157

JND Notes and Jottings.

JBS v2, pp478

JBS v2, pp472

JBS v2, pp475