The Secret Garden

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 The Secret Garden

Is love blind?

You are altogether beautiful, my love; there is no flaw in you. —Song of Solomon 4:7     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 Is love blind?

You can’t buy love.

Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it. If a man offered for love all the wealth of his house, he would be utterly despised. Song of Solomon 8:7 You can’t buy love.  We see this truth repeatedly in our culture.  A person can be wealthy beyond comprehension and yet be lonely and unloved. … More You can’t buy love.

Sabbath and Dating

“Into the Fields” Mark Driscoll sermon on Song of Solomon 7:11-13 Come, my beloved, let us go out into the fields and lodge in the villages; let us go out early to the vineyards and see whether the vines have budded, whether the grape blossoms have opened and the pomegranates are in bloom. There I … More Sabbath and Dating

Connect the dots back to Genesis…and find hope!

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 Connect the dots back to Genesis…and find hope!

Garden of Secret Delights

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 Garden of Secret Delights

No flaw? Already, not yet.

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 No flaw? Already, not yet.