Loving Jesus & Lying About It

Many people today claim to love Jesus Christ, ranging from the bizarre to the genuine. Sometimes as believers we make the mistake of accepting such a claim from someone at face value when the evidence in their life clearly shows the opposite of what…

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Alone Time

“…the king hath brought me into his chambers…”   Song of Solomon 1:4 The word “chamber” or “chambers” appears 130 times in scripture and the key thought is privacy. The first mention of this word is found in Genesis 43:30 when Joseph made haste to hide…

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The Tug of War We All Must Play

“Draw me, we will run after thee…” Song of Solomon 1:4 Someone once said that every man before salvation has an empty place in their heart that is the size and shape of Jesus Christ. Because God Almighty created us for his own pleasure…

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Do You Stink?

Flatly put, sin stinks.   Sin stinks in the physical world via the death that it brings.   The corruption and decay of dead and dying things is never far away. Miss a shower or forget to brush your teeth and a pungent reminder of the…

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THE Key to Intimacy With Christ

How do two individuals develop a close, intimate relationship with one another? Ask any married couple who are still very much in love how their relationship got off the ground and the discussion will inevitably revert to some story about how they first got…

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Will You End Up a Paradox?

Some thirty years after penning his song, Solomon wrote the book of Ecclesiastes. After a verse of introduction, the second verse of that book records Solomon’s opening statement: “Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.”   How does one go from the…

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Does God Sing To You?

Gospels.  Prophets.   Letters.   History.   God uses many different forms and styles to convey his truth throughout the Bible.  In Song of Solomon 1:1 we are told that in this book he would use the format of a song! No one can dismiss the importance…

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How Do We Love God More?

How many of us love God?   This isn’t a terribly intelligent question to ask a roomful of Christians – of course we all love God!   But love is more than just saying the words “I love you” and having a heart full of emotion…

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Lips Like a Honeycomb

In complimenting her lips, the King says of his Bride in Song of Solomon 4:11, “Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb…”   Bees of course construct in their hives the hexagonal framework of the comb in which to raise their young and store…

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THE Place

Genesis 19:27 says that, “Abraham gat up early in the morning to the place where he stood before the LORD:”   This short verse is tucked away in a chapter long description of the demise of Sodom and Gomorrah. While righteous Lot was fleeing fire and brimstone…

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