Beloved Bride ! Part 1 I was going thru some of my old bible study lessons and I thougth you might enjoy this one: A LOVELY BRIDE Isa 61:10 I will greatly rejoice7797, 7797 in the LORD,3068 my soul5315 shall be joyful1523 in my God;430 for3588 he hath clothed3847 me with the garments899 of salvation,3468 he hath covered3271 me with the robe4598 of righteousness,6666 as a bridegroom2860 decketh3547 himself with ornaments,6287 and as a bride3618 adorneth5710 herself with her jewels.3627 WHO ARE YOU MARRIED TO? WHAT IS YOUR PASSION, YOUR DESIRE, WHERE IS YOUR TIME SPENT? A LOVING SPOUSE CARES FOR , PLEASES AND POSTURES THEMSELVES FOR ALLUREMENT- WHAT ( OR WHO) ARE YOU POSTURING TO? THE SONG OF SOLOMON OR SONG OF SONGS IS A PICTURE OF AN HUSBAND AND HIS LOVELY BRIDE- AS WE WILL SEE THIS IS A PICTURE OF CHRIST AND HIS CHURCH - THE BRIDE- Son 1:2 Let him kiss5401 me with the kisses4480, 5390 of his mouth:6310 for3588 thy love1730 is better2896 than wine.4480, 3196 Son 1:3 Because of the savor7381 of thy good2896 ointments8081 thy name8034 is as ointment8081 poured forth,7324 therefore5921, 3651 do the virgins5959 love157 thee. I LOVE YOU KISS, YOUR CARESS , I LONG FOR YOUR PRESENCE, DRAW ME AWAY MY LOVE! THIS IS A HEART HUNGRY FOR ITâ€™S BELOVED , AN HEART CONSUMED WITH LOVE - Son 1:4 Draw4900 me, we will run7323 after310 thee: the king4428 hath brought935 me into his chambers:2315 we will be glad1523 and rejoice8055 in thee, we will remember2142 thy love1730 more than wine:4480, 3196 the upright4339 love157 thee. YES DRAW ME AWAY MY LOVE ,CALL ME , WOO ME - YOU HAVE BROUGHT ME INTO YOUR MOST INTIMATE PRESENCE Son 1:7 Tell5046 me, O thou whom my soul5315 loveth,7945, 157 where349 thou feedest,7462 where349 thou makest thyflock to rest7257 at noon:6672 for why7945, 4100 should I be1961 as one that turneth aside5844 by5921 the flocks5739 of thy companions?2270 WHERE ARE YOU GOING MY LOVE , I DONâ€™T WANT TO HIDE AWAY- I WANT TO FOLLOW YOU Son 1:8 If518 thou know3045 not,3808 O thou fairest3303 among women,802 go thy way forth3318 by the footsteps6119 of the flock,6629 and feed7462 (853) thy kids1429 beside5921 the shepherds'7462 tents.4908 Son 1:9 I have compared1819 thee, O my love,7474 to a company of horses5484 in Pharaoh's6547 chariots.7393 Son 1:10 Thy cheeks3895 are comely4998 with rows8447 of jewels, thy neck6677 with chains2737 of gold. THE BELOVED- Son 1:8 If518 thou know3045 not,3808 O thou fairest3303 among women,802 go thy way forth3318 by the footsteps6119 of the flock,6629 and feed7462 (853) thy kids1429 beside5921 the shepherds'7462 tents.4908 Son 1:9 I have compared1819 thee, O my love,7474 to a company of horses5484 in Pharaoh's6547 chariots.7393 Son 1:10 Thy cheeks3895 are comely4998 with rows8447 of jewels, thy neck6677 with chains2737 of gold. YOU MY BRIDE ARE THE FAIREST THING I HAVE EVER SEEN- COME BE WITH ME! YES YOU ARE THE DESIRE OF THE LORDâ€™S HEART AND HIS GAZE IS EVER FIXED ON YOUR BEAUTY! THE BRIDE- Son 1:12 While5704 the king7945, 4428 sitteth at his table,4524 my spikenard5373 sendeth forth5414 the smell7381 thereof. Son 1:13 A bundle6872 of myrrh4753 is my well-beloved1730 unto me; he shall lie all night3885 between996 my breasts.7699 Son 1:14 My beloved1730 is unto me as a cluster811 of camphire3724 in the vineyards3754 of En-gedi.5872 MY KING I HAVE BEEN PREPARING MYSELF FOR YOU , EVERYTHING I DO IS TO BRING US TO A PLACE OF INTIMACY THE BELOVED- Son 1:15 Behold,2009 thou art fair,3303 my love;7474 behold,2009 thou art fair;3303 thou hast doves'3123 eyes.5869 Son 1:16 Behold,2009 thou art fair,3303 my beloved,1730 yea,637 pleasant:5273 also637 our bed6210 is green.7488 MY BRIDE , I SEE THE LOVE IN YOUR EYES , JUST ONE GLANCE AND I AM YOURS! THE BRIDE- Son 2:1 I589 am the rose2261 of Sharon,8289 and the lily7799 of the valleys.6010 Son 2:2 As the lily7799 among996 thorns,2336 so3651 is my love7474 among996 the daughters.1323 A BEAUTY AMONG A CORRUPT WORLD , THE LORDâ€™S BRIDE SHINES , SHE STANDS OUT DRAWING HIS ATTENTION Son 2:8 The voice6963 of my beloved!1730 behold,2009 he2088 cometh935 leaping1801 upon5921 the mountains,2022 skipping7092 upon5921 the hills.1389 Son 2:9 My beloved1730 is like1819 a roe6643 or176 a young6082 hart:354 behold,2009 he2088 standeth5975 behind310 our wall,3796 he looketh forth7688 at4480 the windows,2474 showing himself6692 through4480 the lattice.2762 IS HE COMING? HEâ€™S ALREADY WATCHING - I CANâ€T WAIT- CAN YOU FEEL ANTICIPATION FOR HIS RETURN? IS THIS BURNING DAILY IN YOUR HEART? THE BELOVED- Son 2:10 My beloved1730 spoke,6030 and said559 unto me, Rise up,6965 my love,7474 my fair one,3303 and come away.1980 Son 2:11 For,3588 lo,2009 the winter5638 is past,5674 the rain1653 is over2498 and gone;1980 Son 2:12 The flowers5339 appear7200 on the earth;776 the time6256 of the singing2158 of birds is come,5060 and the voice6963 of the turtle8449 is heard8085 in our land;776 Son 2:13 The fig tree8384 putteth forth2590 her green figs,6291 and the vines1612 with the tender grape5563 give5414 a good smell.7381 Arise,6965 my love,7474 my fair one,3303 and come away.1980 COME AWAY WITH ME MY BELOVED- CAN YOU FEEL HIS LOVE DRAWING YOU? COME AWAY WITH ME , THE TIME OF YOUR WINTER IS OVER, IT IS TIME TO ENTER AN SEASON OF FRUITFULNESS Son 2:14 O my dove,3123 that art in the clefts2288 of the rock,5553 in the secret5643 places of the stairs,4095 let me see7200 (853) thy countenance,4758 let me hear8085 (853) thy voice;6963 for3588 sweet6156 is thy voice,6963 and thy countenance4758 is comely.5000 I CANâ€™T GET ENOUGH OF YOU , I WANT TO SEE YOU, I WANT TO HEAR YOUR LAUGHTER , I WANT TO DRAW YOU IN MY ARMS! THE BRIDE- Son 2:16 My beloved1730 is mine, and I589 am his: he feedeth7462 among the lilies.7799 JESUS I AM FULLY YOURS AND YOU ARE FULLY MINE- TAKE ALL THAT I AM! ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART GROW FONDER?!? THE BRIDE- Son 3:1 By night3915 on5921 my bed4904 I sought1245 (853) him whom my soul5315 loveth:7945, 157 I sought1245 him, but I found4672 him not.3808 Son 3:2 I will rise6965 now,4994 and go about5437 the city5892 in the streets,7784 and in the broad ways7339 I will seek1245 him whom my soul5315 loveth:7945, 157 I sought1245 him, but I found4672 him not.3808 Son 3:3 The watchmen8104 that go about5437 the city5892 found4672 me: to whom I said, Saw7200 ye (853) him whom my soul5315 loveth?7945, 157 THERE ARE TIMES WHEN THE LORD IS SILENT , THIS IS A TIME WHEN DESIRE AND YEARNING FOR HIM INCREASES TO DESPERATION Son 3:4 It was but a little4592 that I passed7945, 5674 from4480 them, but5704 I found7945, 4672 (853) him whom my soul5315 loveth:7945, 157 I held270 him, and would not3808 let him go,7503 until5704 I had brought7945, 935 him into413 my mother's517 house,1004 and into413 the chamber2315 of her that conceived2029 me. DESPERATELY SEEKING HIM AND THEN YOU FIND HIM - ALL YOU WANT TO DO IS HOLD HIM AND NEVER LET HIM GO - YOUR LOVE HAS INCREASED, YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF YOUR NEED FOR HIM HAS INCREASE , OTHER THINGS JUST DONâ€™T SEEM AS IMPORTANT TO YOU FOR YOU HAVE FOUND YOUR BELOVED! THE BELOVED- Son 4:1 Behold,2009 thou art fair,3303 my love;7474 behold,2009 thou art fair;3303 thou hast doves'3123 eyes5869 within4480, 1157 thy locks:6777 thy hair8181 is as a flock5739 of goats,5795 that appear7945, 1570 from mount4480, 2022 Gilead.1568 Son 4:2 Thy teeth8127 are like a flock5739 of sheep that are even shorn,7094 which came up7945, 5927 from4480 the washing;7367 whereof every one7945, 3605 bear twins,8382 and none369 is barren7909 among them. Son 4:3 Thy lips8193 are like a thread2339 of scarlet,8144 and thy speech4057 is comely:5000 thy temples7541 are like a piece6400 of a pomegranate7416 within4480, 1157 thy locks.6777 Son 4:4 Thy neck6677 is like the tower4026 of David1732 built1129 for an armory,8530 whereon5921 there hang8518 a thousand505 bucklers,4043 all3605 shields7982 of mighty men.1368 Son 4:5 Thy two8147 breasts7699 are like two8147 young6082 roes6646 that are twins,8380 which feed7462 among the lilies.7799 Son 4:6 Until5704 the day3117 break,7945, 6315 and the shadows6752 flee away,5127 I will get1980 me to413 the mountain2022 of myrrh,4753 and to413 the hill1389 of frankincense.3828 Son 4:7 Thou art all3605 fair,3303 my love;7474 there is no369 spot3971 in thee. YOUR BELOVED CANâ€™T EVEN CONCEIVE OF ANYONE MORE LOVELY THAN YOU- CAN YOU GRASP THE LOVE GOD HAS FOR YOU- YOU ARE SPOTLESS, MATCHLESS IN HIS EYES- YOU ARE HIS FOCUS AND DESIRE!