There are no wedding ceremonies in the Bible, so the same-sex vows between Ruth and Naomi and David and Jonathan provide the best.
These words are often read at Christian wedding ceremonies and used in sermons lesbian, and bisexual people, but it is the story of Ruth that addresses the question At the beginning of the book of Ruth, we're introduced to Naomi and her the Scriptures go on to record the details of the vow that Ruth made to Naomi.
For those lesbians who know their Bible, the use of the passage of Ruth in heterosexual weddings can be amusing (or infuriating.
Lesbians and gays are the Bible's greatest lovers, says Trevor Dennis But even the David and Jonathan stories cannot rival the story of Ruth and Naomi it is the only speech in scripture that approaches our wedding vows.
Intreat me not to leave thee, Or to return from following after thee: For whither thou goest, I will go, And where thou lodgest, I will lodge. Thy people sh.