Disconnected Love

Tuesdays: The Hebrew “Writings”

Song of Songs 5—6

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The readings from The Song of Songs come in sharp contrast with Monday’s stark passages from Ezekiel. The tender, sensual love poetry of the Song is set against the violence, famine, death, and exile spoken by Ezekiel. However, God’s intense love for his people and their absence from this love still emerge in both readings as a common theme. Surely, chapter 5, verse 6 was in St. John’s mind when he developed the scene of Mary Magdalene searching for Jesus in this year’s Easter Gospel.

Though faithful, yet without her proper clothing, the security guards of the city believe the Shulamite is a prostitute. Even when love is faithful, there are disconnections, misunderstandings and confusions that can have the timing of love be out of sync.

Receive the description of the Shulamite of her Beloved as expressions of the beauty of the Body of Christ.

The Reading for Today
Text     Audio

Bible Breaths
What are these?
My inner garden with You 5:1
The beauty of Your body
Your tender voice within me 5:16
I belong to You, O Lord. 6:3

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