LITTLE SHULAMITE

LITTLE SHULAMITE

By: Darrelyn L. Tutt

Run with me.
See with me the beauty of our King!
Set your goals high and your dreams great ...
Extend the tent pegs and pursue with me, in fervency, the Lord God Almighty.
The One who was,
who IS,
and who is to come.
The Lord God Almighty.
God is a wondrously worthy object of pursuit, my friend.
Make no apology in your intention toward Him.
Let it be whole-hearted, furious, and strong.
Little Shulamites are blessed ...
and receive great blessing.
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Countless interpretations abound on the Song of Solomon and I could care beans about all of them.
I'm fantastically aligned with the heart of the Shulamite and totally engaged in her passion and zeal for the one her soul loves.
For myself, I desire to be so emphatically engaged in the pursuit of my "Lover" that I haven't a thought or time to philosophize about it.
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God derives great pleasure and satisfaction from an ardent and earnest pursuer.
God looks tenderly on the soul that desperately desires and aches for more of Him.
Indeed, it's Him who's doing the compelling, is it not?
This truth should fire the soul up a degree hotter. Fan the flame and keep it burning.
Whew ... let the flame burn hot!
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Last night I experienced the glory of a sunset.
A curiously colored rainbow situated herself suddenly, and in a moment, to the right of an idle white cloud, and I stopped and felt myself every bit the Shulamite.
I adored God and I saw Him on Kiwanis and 22nd Street.
Mmmm ...
From creative artistry to love for man, God knows how to "do" it.
He knows how to paint the heavens and provide colorful relief to us at just the right time and in just the right way and I think we were made to come undone.
At least I was ...
God doesn't do things in a little way;
He never has and He never will.
The story of redemption, my friend, is the most passionate and openly expressive declaration of love you and I will ever know or experience this side of heaven.
The Son of God took a beating for us,
and a bleeding for us.
And then God brought His Son into glory ...
and I think He must like a little of the "Shulamite" shining through.
Make a run for Him.
Do it openly, expressively, with fervency, and without hesitancy.
Read the story of the little Shulamite ...
and move passionately toward the "Lover" of your soul.
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   "I am my Beloved's, and His desire is toward me."
Song of Solomon 7:10