We are beautiful to God and our voices move His heart (Song of Songs 2:14)

“O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, In the secret places of the cliff, Let me see your face, Let me hear your voice; For your voice is sweet, And your face is lovely.” “O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, In the secret places of the cliff, The life of … Continue reading We are beautiful to God and our voices move His heart (Song of Songs 2:14)

Anticipating a Change of Season (Song of Songs 2:9)

My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag. Behold, he stands behind our wall; He is looking through the windows, Gazing through the lattice. The Shulamite sees her beloved leaping and skipping over the mountains and the hills. She likens Him to a gazelle or young stag; this expresses moving with grace and … Continue reading Anticipating a Change of Season (Song of Songs 2:9)

Jesus is Our Victorious Bridegroom King (Song of Songs 2:8)

The voice of my beloved! Behold, he comes Leaping upon the mountains, Skipping upon the hills. How do you see Jesus in the midst of the obstacles in your life? Do you see Him as passive or actively involved? Do you see Him as defeated or victorious? The Shulamite hears the voice of the bridegroom. … Continue reading Jesus is Our Victorious Bridegroom King (Song of Songs 2:8)

The Holy Spirit Guards and Affirms Strategic Spiritual Seasons (Song of Songs 2:7)

I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, By the gazelles or by the does of the field, Do not stir up nor awaken love Until it pleases. In the Shulamite's journey, she has been led by the Lord into a focused season of sitting under the apple tree with Him. This is where she is … Continue reading The Holy Spirit Guards and Affirms Strategic Spiritual Seasons (Song of Songs 2:7)

Deep is Calling out to Deep (Song of Songs 2:5)

Sustain me with cakes of raisins, Refresh me with apples, For I am lovesick. While the Shulamite was at the "wedding table" with the king, a deeper longing is awakened in her heart. In the Lord's presence, the depths of our hearts call out to the depths of His heart. It is as though God … Continue reading Deep is Calling out to Deep (Song of Songs 2:5)

Victorious in Love (Song of Songs 2:4)

He brought me to the banqueting house (house of wine), And his banner over me was love. Through the work of Christ we have been brought into the fellowship of love in the Godhead. God's love is a celebratory kind of love. We have been invited to fellowship in this love in this life. This … Continue reading Victorious in Love (Song of Songs 2:4)