Through the eyes of the Maiden
“Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest is my lover among the young men” (Song 2:3). She compares her king to a fruitful tree, and to her great delight finds in him everything she needs. She has been learning to say our and to find all things are hers in Christ. She finally realizes that he is becoming her very existence.
She used to say, “I am of Paul,” or “I am of Apollos,” as she gloried in men; but now she is losing sight of all the young men as she beholds the glory of Him Who is the First-Born from the dead. She is finding him to be shade from the heat, a refuge from the storm, and satisfied with him alone, she sits down in perfect rest, finding his fruit sweet to her taste. (Job 22:26-29; Proverbs 25:11; Isaiah 50:4; Psalm 25:11).
What a delightful thought! Yet, this is exactly the life we are invited to experience and enjoy. Hang on friends, our journey has just begun.
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