God brings beauty where there was brokenness

Solomon 6:10 I belong to my lover,  and his desire is for me. Steve Zeisler, Peninsula Bible Church: The word translated “desire” in verse 10 is used only two other times in the Old Testament. Genesis 3:16 is God’s statement to Eve: “Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you,” and it refers … More God brings beauty where there was brokenness

This garden of secret delights locked to all but one’s spouse

A garden locked is my sister, my bride, a spring locked, a fountain sealed. Song of Solomon 4:12 From “TODAY IN THE WORD” Despite evidence that indicates they are effective, abstinence programs continue to be a controversial approach to sex education in many public schools. Most abstinence programs do not use the Bible to convince … More This garden of secret delights locked to all but one’s spouse

Perfection is a gift and a responsibility

Song of Solomon 4:7     You are altogether beautiful, my love; there is no flaw in you. In today’s reading, Solomon summarizes his impression of his bride by declaring that there is no flaw in her. Is love  blind?  Perhaps when we look through the eyes of love, we gain such a perspective.   If we look at this passage from a spiritual … More Perfection is a gift and a responsibility