What is the difference between the Body of Christ and the Bride of Christ?

According to Ephesians 1:10-23, the Church is referred to as Jesus' Body, while Ephesians 5:25-27 and Revelation 19:7 refer to her also as the Bride. How can the Church be the Bride and His Body at the same time? Eve was taken from Adam's body, yet she was also his bride. This is also expressed with the words, “Husbands love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church.”

Arno Froese is the executive director of Midnight Call Ministries and editor-in-chief of the acclaimed prophetic magazines Midnight Call and News From Israel. He has authored a number of well-received books, and has sponsored many prophecy conferences in the U.S., Canada, and Israel. His extensive travels have contributed to his keen insight into Bible prophecy, as he sees it from an international perspective.

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