Will You Marry Me?
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
I will be faithful to you and make you mine, and you will finally know me as the Lord.
— Hosea 2:20 (NLT)
This is one of my favorite Bible verses. Jesus has been and is still restoring my heart. I am fortunate to have grown up in the church, and I came to know Christ at an early age. However, I have many wounds that have affected me greatly. Most of my hurts come from my health issues, and they still leave a sting in my heart. But God has made me his and has shown me compassion and tenderness in ways that I never experienced from my earthly dad.
All my life I’ve always wanted to be married. I’ve seen every one of my single friends get married before me, including my roommates. Yet, when I read this verse, I’m reminded that Jesus pursues my heart and makes me his daily. I am his bride; he calls me his wife.
I’m sure the void I have as a s ...
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