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The Greatest Of All Songs 2 The relationship needs to mature.
Christ The Husband Of The Church Ephesians 5:23 (NASB77) 23 For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body.
He Gave Himself Up For Her Ephesians 5:25-27 (NASB77) 25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her; 26 that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, 27 that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she should be holy and blameless.
The Husband Of The Church Ephesians 5:28-32 (NASB77) 28 So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself; 29 for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ also does the church, 30 because we are members of His body. 31 FOR THIS CAUSE A MAN SHALL LEAVE HIS FATHER AND MOTHER, AND SHALL CLEAVE TO HIS WIFE; AND THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH. 32 This mystery is great; but I am speaking with reference to Christ and the church.
Simple And Pure 2 Corinthians 11:2-3 (NASB77) 2 For I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy; for I betrothed you to one husband, that to Christ I might present you as a pure virgin. 3 But I am afraid, lest as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds should be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ.
She Has Made Herself Ready Revelation 19:7-9 (NASB77) 7 "Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him, for the marriage of the Lamb has come and His bride has made herself ready." 8 And it was given to her to clothe herself in fine linen, bright and clean; for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints. 9 And he said to me, " Write, ' Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.'" And he said to me, " These are true words of God."
Twice His Song of Songs 4:9-10 (NASB77) BRIDEGROOM: 9 "You have made my heart beat faster, my sister, my bride; You have made my heart beat faster with a single glance of your eyes, With a single strand of your necklace. 10 " How beautiful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much better is your love than wine, And the fragrance of your oils Than all kinds of spices!
A Garden Locked Song of Songs 4:12-14 (NASB77) BRIDEGROOM: 12 "A garden locked is my sister, my bride, A rock garden locked, a spring sealed up. 13 "Your shoots are an orchard of pomegranates With choice fruits, henna with nard plants, 14 Nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, With all the trees of frankincense, Myrrh and aloes, along with all the finest spices.
Come Holy Spirit! Song of Songs 4:16 (NASB77) BRIDE: 16 " Awake, O north wind, And come, wind of the south; Make my garden breathe out fragrance, Let its spices be wafted abroad. May my beloved come into his garden And eat its choice fruits!"
The Church Asleep Song of Songs 5:2-3 (NASB77) 2 " I was asleep, but my heart was awake. A voice! My beloved was knocking: 'Open to me, my sister, my darling, My dove, my perfect one! For my head is drenched with dew, My locks with the damp of the night.' 3 "I have taken off my dress, How can I put it on again? I have washed my feet, How can I dirty them again?
The Pain Of Convenience Song of Songs 5:4-6 (NASB77) 4 "My beloved extended his hand through the opening, And my feelings were aroused for him. 5 "I arose to open to my beloved; And my hands dripped with myrrh, And my fingers with liquid myrrh, On the handles of the bolt. 6 "I opened to my beloved, But my beloved had turned away and had gone! My heart went out to him as he spoke. I searched for him, but I did not find him; I called him, but he did not answer me.
Painful Lessons Song of Songs 5:7-9 (NASB77) 7 "The watchmen who make the rounds in the city found me, They struck me and wounded me; The guardsmen of the walls took away my shawl from me. 8 "I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, If you find my beloved, As to what you will tell him: For I am lovesick." CHORUS: 9 " What kind of beloved is your beloved, O most beautiful among women? What kind of beloved is your beloved, That thus you adjure us?"
What He Is To Me Song of Songs 5:10 (NASB77) 10 " My beloved is dazzling and ruddy, Outstanding among ten thousand. Song of Songs 5:16 (NASB77) 16 "His mouth is full of sweetness. And he is wholly desirable. This is my beloved and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem."
What I Am To Him Song of Songs 6:9-10 (NASB77) BRIDEGROM: 9 But my dove, my perfect one, is unique: She is her mother's only daughter; She is the pure child of the one who bore her. The maidens saw her and called her blessed, The queens and the concubines also, and they praised her, saying, 10 'Who is this that grows like the dawn, As beautiful as the full moon, As pure as the sun, As awesome as an army with banners?'
The Place Love Is Expressed Song of Songs 7:10-12 (NASB77) 10 " I am my beloved's, And his desire is for me. 11 "Come, my beloved, let us go out into the country, Let us spend the night in the villages. 12 "Let us rise early and go to the vineyards; Let us see whether the vine has budded And its blossoms have opened, And whether the pomegranates have bloomed. There I will give you my love.
Be Faithful To Me Song of Songs 8:6 (NASB77) 6 "Put me like a seal over your heart, Like a seal on your arm. For love is as strong as death, Jealousy is as severe as Sheol; Its flashes are flashes of fire, The very flame of the LORD.
Come Lord! Song of Songs 8:14 (NASB77) 14 " Hurry, my beloved, And be like a gazelle or a young stag On the mountains of spices." 1 Corinthians 16:22 (NASB77) 22 If anyone does not love the Lord, let him be accursed. Maranatha.