Fellowship with Jesus in Community (Song of Songs 1:4)

 Draw me away! We will run after you. The king has brought me into his chambers. We will be glad and rejoice in you. We will remember your love more than wine. Rightly do they love you.  Our journey with Jesus begins and continues in the drawing of intimacy in the secret place and running … Continue reading Fellowship with Jesus in Community (Song of Songs 1:4)

Grace and Peace for the Church (Revelation 1:4)

John, to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from Him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven Spirits who are before His throne,  It is helpful to understand the Lord's intent in providing us with the prophecy in this book. Jesus' desire … Continue reading Grace and Peace for the Church (Revelation 1:4)

The Fragrance of Jesus (Song of Songs 1:3)

Because of the fragrance of your good ointments, Your name is ointment poured forth; Therefore the virgins love you.  Jesus' name is diverse in beauty and fragrance. Like a diamond He is multifaceted in His nature. Like an assortment of perfumes His presence is like an array of pleasing fragrance. Jesus came to make known … Continue reading The Fragrance of Jesus (Song of Songs 1:3)

The Revelation of Jesus Christ (Revelation 1:1-3)

"The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servantsβ€”things which must shortly take place. And He sent and signified it by His angel to His servant John, who bore witness to the word of God, and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, to all things that he saw. Blessed is he … Continue reading The Revelation of Jesus Christ (Revelation 1:1-3)

Simple Adoration and the Great Commission

The story of Mary anointing Jesus at Bethany is well known. She poured out a costly perfume, anointing Jesus and wiped His feet with her hair. The fragrance of the perfume filled the room with its pleasing aroma. She was judged and criticized for being wasteful, but Jesus speaks in her defense. And this is … Continue reading Simple Adoration and the Great Commission

The Divine Kiss (Song of Songs 1:2)

 "Let him(Jesus) kiss me with the kisses of his mouth(Word)β€” For your love is better than wine." There is a point within the human heart where the divine converges with humanity. It is in Christ that this mysterious union is complete and manifest; in His personhood He is fully God and fully man. His word … Continue reading The Divine Kiss (Song of Songs 1:2)