Jesus Christ "Bridegroom" icon (2)
Orthodox icon of Jesus Christ the Bridegroom (2).
Contemporary icon Christ calls himself the bridegroom several times in the Gospel: Mt 9:15; Lk 5:35; Mt 25:1-12; Mk 2:19-20. John the Baptist called Jesus the bridegroom (Jn. 3:29). And Jesus first miracle in John' Gospel is the wedding at Cana. Christ's Passion reveals his great love for us. He wears a royal robe of scarlet; the reed is his royal scepter and yet symbolizes the humility with which he cares for his bride the church.
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