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The Wedding of the Lamb
The Bride sings that 'Love is strong as death Many waters cannot quench Love, neither can the floods drown it' The triumph of Love opens up questions about the divine power which can save us from that ultimate enemy, which is Death. Following the prophetic tradition of Hosea and Malachi Mal. This tradition reached its apogee in St Bernard's sermons. Bernard emphasises that Love is the only way to God, a path that is both affective and ascetic.
Song of Solomon NKJV - The Bride Praises the Bridegroom - The - Bible Gateway
It's true that the allegorical interpretations can be excessively far-fetched and may detract from the vivid realism of the literal text. But neither should we simply wallow in this love poetry without opening our hearts to what it teaches us about God, who is the God of Love 1 Jn.
This love is tender, it delights in the other and creates a true harmony of persons.
As Benedict says, 'Love now becomes concern and care for the other. No longer is it self-seeking, a sinking in the intoxication of happiness [as the Bride cries, 'I am sick with love! This beautiful communion of two self-giving persons in marriage is indeed a fitting reflection of God's love for us — and what our love for God should be.
The Christian mystics are right to say that marital and sexual bliss, so wonderful in itself, pales in comparison to the glorious union that the redeemed enjoy with God in heaven. Comments Post has no comments.
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Post a Comment. Word verification. Follow us. Torch New Homily Alerts. But Dermot, the lover, said he must first cross to the mainland and bring back his friends and relations to the wedding, as many as the boat would hold. Eileen wept and prayed him not to leave, or at least to take her to steer the boat, for she knew there was danger coming, and she alone could have power over the evil spirits and over the waves and the winds.
But she dared not tell the secret of the spell to Dermot or it would fail, and the charm be useless for ever after. Dermot, however, only laughed at her fears, for the day was bright and clear, and he scorned all thought of danger. So he put off from the shore, and reached the mainland safely, and filled the boat with his friends to return to the island for the wedding.