Lord please hold us and save us from Your wrath. Amen.
Today’s reading: Ezekiel 23-24.
The heart of the moral wrong of adultery is that a covenant, a sacred commitment, has been broken. The one-flesh union which set this relationship apart from all others has been torn asunder by one of the spouses and by a third party that has now entered into the oneness of the relationship. Dennis P. Hollinger, The Meaning of Sex
Let’s take the sin of adultery one level deeper. The heart of its wrongness lies in its betrayal of a covenant with God. Marriage for Christians reflects our marriage to God. When we break covenant with our spouse, we also break covenant with God. The hurt and loss which adultery cause personally are magnified at the spiritual level (see my post from Proverbs for more about the human aspect of adultery).
Now take the betrayal of adultery to the corporate or national level, and you have…
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