Presentation on theme: "“Tell me something good” Song of Songs 1:7-2:15 The Big Idea If you want a fruitful relationship that God is pleased with, you have to do it God’s way."— Presentation transcript:
The Big Idea If you want a fruitful relationship that God is pleased with, you have to do it God’s way.
Mutual Pursuit Tell me, my love, where are you leading your flock today? Where will you rest your sheep at noon? For why should I wander like a prostitute among your friends and their flocks? Song of Songs 1:7
Mutual Pursuit If you don’t know, O most beautiful woman, follow the trail of my flock, and graze your young goats by the shepherds’ tents. Song of Songs 1:8 If you are the only one pursuing… STOP!
Mutual Admiration How beautiful you are, my darling, how beautiful! Your eyes are like doves. Song of Songs 1:15
Mutual Admiration You are so handsome, my love, pleasing beyond words! Song of Songs 1:16 I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys. Song of Songs 2:1 If his/her words are not lifegiving…LEAVE!
Mutual restraint Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest is my beloved among the young men. I delight to sit in his shade, and his fruit is sweet to my taste. Let him lead me to the banquet hall, and let his
Mutual restraint banner over me be love. Strengthen me with raisins, refresh me with apples, for I am faint with love. His left arm is under my head, and his right arm embraces me. Song of Songs 2:3-6
Mutual restraint Promise me, O women of Jerusalem, by the not to awaken love gazelles and wild deer, not to awaken love until the time is right. until the time is right. Song of Songs 2:7 WHAT TIME IS IT!
Mutual resolve to work My lover said to me, “Rise up, my darling! Come away with me, my fair one! Look, the winter is past, and the rains are over and gone. on the relationship
Mutual resolve to work The flowers are springing up, the season of singing birds has come, and the cooing of turtledoves fills the air… on the relationship
The fig trees are forming young fruit, and the fragrant grapevines are blossoming. Rise up, my darling! Come away with me, my fair one!” Song of Songs 2:10-13
Mutual resolve to work on the relationship My dove is hiding behind the rocks, behind an outcrop on the cliff. Let me see your face; let me hear your voice. For your voice is pleasant, and your face is lovely. Song of Songs 2:14
Catch all the foxes, those little foxes, before they ruin the vineyard of love, for the grapevines are blossoming! Song of Songs 2:15 GET TO WORK!