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The Habitation of Joy [emotions, virtues and the seasons of our lives] (Romans 12:12, Song of Solomon 2:8-13)Dr. Michael Bledsoe, July 9, 2017
Part of the Sermon series, preached at a Sunday Morning service
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Romans 12:12 (Listen)
12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
Song of Solomon 2:8–13 (Listen)
8 The voice of my beloved!
Behold, he comes,
leaping over the mountains,
bounding over the hills.
9 My beloved is like a gazelle
or a young stag.
Behold, there he stands
behind our wall,
gazing through the windows,
looking through the lattice.
10 My beloved speaks and says to me:
“Arise, my love, my beautiful one,
and come away,
11 for behold, the winter is past;
the rain is over and gone.
12 The flowers appear on the earth,
the time of singing has come,
and the voice of the turtledove
is heard in our land.
13 The fig tree ripens its figs,
and the vines are in blossom;
they give forth fragrance.
Arise, my love, my beautiful one,
and come away.