I will seek the one I love”.
I found the one I love, I held him and would not let him go, until I had
brought him to the house of my mother and into the chamber…”
do we seek the one
The words, “I love you” flow from our
flowered lips so often, yet how often to we actually “seek the one I
The Lord said, “Seek me and you
will find me, if you seek me with all your heart.”
and grandfather understood what it was to have a strong work ethic.
It was ingrained in them from their
Those things which were deemed
worth while in life took hard work to obtain.
They approached life with that philosophy.
It was the same philosophy with which they faced their study of
the word of God and it was their sought after goal to have a life lived before
Too often today we live to be entertained
and we work for leisure, and we approach our life with the Lord with the same
philosophy that we live.
In doing so we
miss so much.
The word of God does not
yield it’s gold to the lazy or fun seeking Christian, but to the one who is
serious about His relationship and walk with the savior.
He is longing for the saint that will “seek
His epistle to the Philippians wrote of his goal in life.
It was that “…I might know Him and the power
of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to
And to obtain this he was
willing to put aside all things and “press on”.
things are the things that we seek after?
When the Shulamite woman found her beloved, she held on to him and would
not let him go.
We too have found our
beloved, or have been found of Him.
our hearts cry out…”I will not let you go…until I have brought you into the
chapter 1 verse 4 we learned that the Lord has brought us, as it were, into His
Into that intimate place where
we enjoy personal, intimate fellowship with Him.
Now, in chapter 3, we bring Him in.
Into the deepest chambers of our hearts.
He drew us and brought us in, and now we respond and ask Him into
the deepest places of our soul.
me of God and know my heart, try me and know my anxieties; and see if there is
any wicked way in me, And lead me in the way everlasting”
O the Joy
of holding Him, and never letting Him go.
May you invite Him in today into your chamber and enjoy His
that will not let me go
I rest my weary
soul in thee.
I give Thee back the life
That in Thine ocean depths. Its
flow May richer fuller be.”