Jesus was very clear that one day he would come again and that we needed to be ready for it. He told a number of parables to make that point.
In this one, Jesus's return is pictured as a bridegroom coming to his wedding banquet. We are described as bridesmaids waiting to welcome the bridegroom with a procession of lamps. But will we be ready for when he eventually comes?
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This is the Blog of the sermons preached at St. Luke's, Ramsgate. Often by the vicar at St. Luke's, Paul Worledge, but also by others.