“My beloved is mine, and I am his.”
Song of Songs 2:16 (NKJV)
Whose goodness faileth never,
I nothing lack if I am His
And He is mine forever.
My ransomed soul He leadeth,
And where the verdant pastures grow,
With food celestial feedeth.
But yet in love He sought me,
And on His shoulder gently laid,
And home, rejoicing, brought me.
With Thee, dear Lord, beside me;
Thy rod and staff my comfort still,
Thy cross before to guide me.
Thy unction grace bestoweth;
And O what transport of delight
From Thy pure chalice floweth!
Thy goodness faileth never;
Good Shepherd, may I sing Thy praise
Within Thy house forever.
I am taken with my lover, my Jesus – that he breaks any boundaries and shatters my expectations – that he comes into this church setting and screams “I love you, I am the King of Love” and he runs into the high schools and says the same thing – AGH – these words – He is mine forever – no matter the context –
Thank you Jesus for being the King of Love – I cannot know love apart from you – you never fail me, you lead me and you are always with me. Thank you thank you thank you. Please give me a heart that sings your praise from a place of LOVE LOVE LOVE.