You may want to use the VISUAL of a unity candle for a wedding – ask what it is and what it symbolizes. While it can symbolize the centrality of Christ in marriage, today’s passage makes it clear that reverence for Christ is the umbrella for healthy churches, marriages, parent-child relationships and workplaces.
In what arena of your relationships (church, home, workplace) are you currently experiencing the most joy? What does it look like for you, today, in each area, to have attitudes and actions “out of reverence for Christ?
Use the guide for either personal devotions or group discussion.
© Wayne Schmidt