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Will I still be married to my spouse in heaven?

(Jesus said) "At the resurrection people will neither marry nor be given in marriage; they will be like the angels in heaven."  Matthew 22:30

            No, you won’t.

            You will know your spouse and remember what your spouse meant to you.  You may even hang around your spouse and your family.

            However, technically and legally you are not bound to that person the same way.

            What about the divorced or those that remarry after a death, are they married to more than one person in heaven?  Awkward!

            “Till death do you part” means death puts an end to the obligation you have with each other.

            Marriage on earth is symbolical of our relationship with God, as found in the idea of two becoming one (Matthew 19:5).  Ephesians 5 talks about submission in marriage as we submit to God.  Jesus called himself the groom and his church the bride, saying he will come to take her to be with him in his home forever.

            Marriage teaches us how to serve, to love others and not to be so concerned with ourselves.

            In heaven, we experience what marriage on earth had been teaching us all alone.

            The most intimate relationship in heaven will be our relationship with Jesus.  Any other relationships we had on earth will pale in comparison.