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Thought for the day
Just as in the 30 Days booklet, many Bengali Muslim weddings in the UK are lavish affairs.
Some families share the wedding expenses but traditionally one celebration is given by the bride’s and another by the groom’s family and there is a sort-of henna party too.
One young girl told me that her parents had spent £35,000 on car rental alone, and showed me photos of the very smart vehicles too.
Her parents lived in a modest 2 bedroomed terraced house in a northern town.
People go into debt but it is a matter of honour to entertain many friends and acquaintances well.
Jesus understood about weddings. One of the first miracles he did was at a wedding.
Although some Bangladeshis have come to know Christ in recent years many more don’t yet know the riches of a relationship with God through Christ and the promise of a heavenly feast.
Prayer for the day
May many Bangladeshis receive the invitation to the wedding feast of the Lamb and not be put off the by the cost!
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