This in-depth 6 week Bible study will help you see the church as Christ sees her - a shining Bride preparing for her beloved Bridegroom. You will discover how Jesus often used the marriage relationship to teach us about Himself, His purposes and His ways. The study draws from the rich symbolism of the ancient Jewish wedding customs, familiar during Jesus' time, but not always understood by today's Christians. This remarkable journey through Scripture will encourage and inspire you as you come to better understand God's plan for the church and how believers can work together to prepare for Christ's return. By the conclusion of this study, you will discover fascinating biblical truths that point the climax of human history- the marriage feast of the lamb! After graduating from Baylor Law School, Martha Lawley began her legal career in Houston, Texas, where she specialized in business litigation. While in Houston she met and married the love of her life, Roger Lawley. Martha continued to practice law until 1994, when God called her family to Utah. For the next five years Martha was blessed to be a full-tim