Song of Solomon Understanding Christ In A Deeper Way

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Imitation Obedience, Idolatry In Disguise

Imitation Obedience, Idolatry in Disguise   Sickness may often have admirable traits, but it does not make it any less deadly. If we look at the flu virus, it is industrious, resilient, adaptable, but these characteristics are used as tools of destruction.  When given over to the wrong cause, our admirable traits of character can be just as detrimental. Idolatry...

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Letters In Christ

Letter 1: Christ is The Way, The Truth, the Life I recently received a letter and wished to share the correspondence regarding a very common misunderstanding about the Incarnation of Christ and the new age doctrine of Christ Consciousness. FRIEND: Hi Kendra, Thanks for taking the time to get back to me. I respect your work and ideas! Although this Baba...

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Awake O North Wind, Come O South

“Awake, O north wind, And come, O south! Blow upon my garden, That its spices may flow out. Let my beloved come to his garden And eat its pleasant fruits.” Song  of Solomon 4:16. Reaching the central verses of The Song of Solomon, we have come to the very heart of this love story. It is a summary of their...

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A Purified Appetite

MEDITATIONS FROM THE SONG OF SONGS “Your teeth are like a flock shorn, which came up from the washing; all of which bear twins, and none is barren among them.” Sgs 4:2. The Song of Songs is an interplay between a man and a woman, between a figure called Solomon (whose name means “peace” or a “garment”) and a woman...

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The Hour of the Power of Darkness

The Hour of the Power of Darkness The hour of the power of darkness is no mysterious assembly of poetic prose. It is a real hour that every soul is tried under. It is the hour where it seems that no amount of prayer and pleading can abate the tempest or stop the torrents of destruction from sweeping away the...

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Your Maker Is Your Husband

I stood there lifeless, unable to hope, ashamed to be seen, abused by self and abused by others. It was my second…third… fourth… no fifth, maybe sixth failed relationship. Chasing, yet never obtaining. Compromised yet never respected, I had willfully agreed to be used rather than loved and the light of hope was soon fading. I was emptied out of...

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I Am My Beloved’s

The ever maturing relationship between Christ and ourselves can be summed up in the Song of Songs chapter 7 verse 10, where the Shulamite says, “I am my beloved’s and His desire is towards me.” In the Spring time of their love her mind was initially focused upon the quality of her love for Jesus and what she has obtained....

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Suffering with Christ

  We often console ourselves with knowing that Christ is ever with us, ever interested in our protection, ever working for our ennobling and happiness. Yet how often do our minds think to comfort Christ with our companionship in the midst of His sufferings and grief? When God became man, He knit Himself into the fabric of humanity in order...

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Dealing with Shame

  Dealing with shame is one of the most profound issues that the believer in Christ must face. Whether pressed upon our own conscience in the quiet wrestlings of our soul or heaped upon our dwindling faith by external personalities, shame is one of the most voracious consumers of the Christian faith. In our modern culture the shaming of Christians...