13-19 January 2013

This is my beloved

  • READ MORE Sunday  13 January 2013
    Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

    "Now when all the people were baptized, and when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heaven was opened, and the Holy Spirit descended upon him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven, 'You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased.'" (vv. 21-22)

  • READ MORE Monday  14 January 2013
    Song of Solomon 1:9 – 2:7

    "Ah, you are beautiful, my love; ah, you are beautiful; your eyes are doves. Ah you are beautiful, my beloved, truly lovely. Our couch is green; the beams of our house are cedar, our rafters are pine." (vv. 15-17)

  • READ MORE Tuesday  15 January 2013
    Song of Solomon 2:8-17

    "The voice of my beloved! Look, he comes, leaping upon the mountains, bounding over the hills. My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag. Look, there he stands behind our wall, gazing in at the windows, looking through the lattice." (vv. 8-9)

  • READ MORE Wednesday  16 January 2013
    Song of Solomon 3:1-11

    "Scarcely had I passed them, when I found him whom my soul loves. I held him, and would not let him go until I brought him into my mother’s house, and into the chamber of her that conceived me. I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, by the gazelles or the wild does: do not stir up or awaken love until it is ready!" (vv. 4-5)

  • READ MORE Thursday  17 January 2013
    Song of Solomon 5:2 – 6:3

    "This is my beloved and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem." (v. 16)

  • READ MORE Friday  18 January 2013
    Song of Solomon 7:10 – 8:4

    "I am my beloved’s, and his desire is for me. Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the fields, and lodge in the villages; let us go out early to the vineyards, and see whether the vines have budded, whether the grape blossoms have opened and the pomegranates are in bloom. There I will give you my love." (vv. 10-12)

  • READ MORE Saturday  19 January 2013
    Song of Solomon 8:5-7

    "For love is strong as death, passion fierce as the grave. Its flashes are flashes of fire, a ranging flame. Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it. If one offered for love all the wealth of one’s house, it would be utterly scorned." (vv. 6-7)

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