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Article: Soliloquy of the Song — Karissa Gray — June 3, 2014

The book of Song of Solomon is a beautiful story of love and desire between a woman, the Shulamite, and a king. The Shulamite and the King are in love, but a time of testing comes to the Shulamite when the king asks her to go somewhere where she fears to go. She tells him to go without her but, later on, she realizes her mistake and goes to find the king. When she finds him she is determined to never make that mistake again. When the king comes to her once more, she rises to go with him, but suddenly she finds he has gone again. Determined to not be offended, she searches for the one she loves in a time of great darkness and tribulation. Even when she is beaten, bruised, shamed and mocked she continues her search for her love, and strengthens herself by remembering who the King is, and how he is better than any other lover. We see her justified as she finds the king, and her heart of love […]

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Article — Dark Nights and God’s Ways — Gary Wiens — March 13, 2014

In the journey that God has each of us on – the journey toward intimacy and authority as the Bride of Christ – it is essential to understand the strategies of God, particularly during those seasons when His presence seems hard to find. The primary promise of God, spoken to the Shulamite in Song of Solomon 2:4, is that His banner of love is over us for the entire journey. In other words, everything He does and everything He permits is about loving us, and drawing us further into His grace and power. This truth seems the most difficult to grasp when His immediate presence is withdrawn from us for a season, and we experience a “dark night” of wondering, longing, and searching. These “nights” happen for several reasons – the first being compromise in obedience. This is the one most easily understood, but God does not withdraw because He is angry or rejecting us, but rather to draw us back to Himself, to woo us further along the way into His fullness and love. […]

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Song of Solomon – Session 15 – The Bride’s Vindication and Empowering

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Song of Solomon – Session 14 – Affirmation After the Season of Testing

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Song of Solomon – Session 11 – Beauty of the King (part 2)

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Song of Solomon – Session 7 – The Prophetic Bridegroom

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OneThing Tacoma: Esther / Intimacy & Authority

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Song of Solomon – Session 3 – Bridal Identity in the Beauty of Jesus

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