This is not another book about marriage. The market is flooded with those. The Last Wedding is a Biblical overview of the importance of weddings throughout Scripture. The author takes a humorous, but important look at why weddings are highlighted in the Bible and what they mean for us today. This is what they don't tell you when you get married. Even if you're single, The Last Wedding is one you'll want to know about.
Dave Zuchelli is a man of extremes. He laughs until he cries (or worse). He rides a Harley. He loves with a passion, and he preaches like there's no tomorrow. So it's no surprise that he's written a book about some of the most intimate moments of a person's life.
Dave holds degrees from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He currently resides in Ashburn, VA and is the pastor of a small congregation l in nearby Great Falls.
He's married to a wonderful young woman named Denise, and between them they have four children and several grandchildren. We know she's wonderful because he says she has to be in order to put up with him.
For the past twenty years, he has been a tent maker in the tradition of the Apostle Paul (although he says the comparison undoubtedly stops there). He recently retired from his day job to spend more time preaching, teaching and writing.
If you'd like to know a little more, please check out his website, LiquidStatue.com. Dave is available to speak at your event and may be reached through the contact page of this site.
Everyone blames Eve for eating the forbidden fruit. I see it from a slightly different angle. As the old saying goes, "It takes two to tango." In this case, it was three (if you include the serpent). Adam had the ability to stop all the temptation nonsense in its tracks. Yet, he doesn't seem to make any effort to do so. He just plows right in and eats from the same tree. There doesn't seem to be any hesitation, no stopping to think about it, no consultation with the Maker. He just "shot from the hip" as we humans so often do.
The Last Wedding
Certainly Eve had shown a bit of bad judgment here. Maybe she had shown some impatience. However, nothing bad had happened yet. She hadn’t died, and her eyes were no more opened than before. She hands the fruit to Adam, and now he has the same choice to make.
Remember, he was the one who had received the original command not to partake of that particular fruit. He was probably the one who had imparted that word to Eve. There should have been no question in his mind what the directive was. Yet, he ate. He could have said, “You know Eve, we should probably talk about this. I don’t remember it quite like the serpent said. Maybe we should check this out with the Lord when He comes by tonight.” None of that happened, he ate the fruit, and their eyes were opened to evil. That was that.