#867 May 19, 1991 a.m.
(transcribed from tape)
ROMANCING THE STONE
Song of Solomon 1:8-17
You may be seated. Our law enforcement people are our special guests today. They
will be here in the next service following this one with their families. Perhaps many
of them are here today. We welcome you. We honor you. We pray for you in our
Shield a Badge Ministry here at the church and feel very much a part of our law
enforcement community in this city. The judges, the sheriffs, the deputies, etc., and
all the officers who are so much a part of keeping our city safe and minister in so
many ways to all of us in our lives individually as well as to our families.
We've been dealing with family for about 12 Sundays straight. We've come to the
last in that series and the whole series has been about how to put sizzle in your
marriage. Today we're going to sort of finish up on a very, very practical note. So
I'm going to read a couple of passages to help some men here with some of their love
language that you find in Song of Solomon chapter number 1. In verse 8, the writer
"If you yourself do not know, most beautiful among women, Go forth on
the trail of the flock, and pasture your young goats by the tents of the
"How beautiful you are, my darling, how beautiful you are! Your eyes
are like doves."
"How handsome you are, my beloved, and so pleasant!
Let's bow for prayer together.
Father, we thank you for your presence in this service. And we pray
that in this time of worship that you will speak as you have already
spoken to us through music and through testimony and through
proclamation. And Father, let me get out of the way so that Thy word
and Thy truth might be heard. It might be received and may we take
this message, Thy truth, and put it into practice right where we live. For
this is our prayer made in the strong holy name of Jesus Christ our
Savior and our Lord. Amen.
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