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    Hosea 2 : 19, 20, 23: And I will betroth thee unto me for ever; yea, I will betroth thee unto me in righteousness, and in judgment, and in lovingkindness, and in mercies. 20 I will even betroth thee unto me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know the LORD.

    Betroth..To contract to anyone in order to a future marriage o promise or pledge one to be the future spouse of another; to affiance;…..
    Affiance…To betroth, to pledge one’s faith or fidelity in marriage, or to promise marriage.

    Our relationship to God is likened to a marriage covenant.. a spiritual union where the following qualities are maintained.

    Righteousness and Judgement:in rectitude and truth.

    Loving-kindness: is that tender affection, wherewith He cherisheth His children, the works of His hands; Mercies, His tender yearnings over us.

    Faithfulness: that whereby He “keepeth covenant forever” Psalm 111:9, and “loveth His own unto the end” John 13:1


    Thank you Mrs. Roberts, I think this goes along with the cord and bands. Long ago our pioneer mothers used a cord around their waists and attached it to their toddlers to keep them safe. Bands of love.

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