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Lovers of Love

Near the end of the Song of Solomon the bride speaks of love as an uncontrollable force that cannot be quenched or overpowered. Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm for love is strong as death, jealousy is fierce as the grave. Its flashes are flashes of fire, […]

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Three Versions of Divine Marriage

The Bible’s favourite analogy for the relationship between God and His people is marriage.  We have certainly mentioned this before on this site.  God’s great plan is to call out a bride for His Son from a fallen and sinful humanity.  God’s great promise throughout the Bible is that you shall be my people, and […]

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The Dictator Within

The Bible tells us that God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.  So what do we do?  Typically we tell ourselves to act humbly until we are truly humble.  But this seems to highlight the problem, namely, our pride.  How prideful it is to think that we can, by our own volition, […]

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