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August 10, 2022 8:55 am
Song of Songs 4:7 Thou art all fair, my love; there is no spot in thee.
So what are you doing with that fact if you are in Christ? Listen for some thoughts.
This is the Truth Network treasures of the song of songs, which is Solomon's. How exciting is the seventh chapter of the song of Solomon because it results of the six verse we get the seventh verse which is the amazing and all sorts of ways. Almost like Romans 81 or the first verse in the hundred 19 Psalm we get this verse and I think is no accident that it's the seventh verse as I am, verse, and here we go.
So thou art all fair, my love. There is no spot in the very simple clear-cut take well. Blessed are the undefiled who walk in the way of the Lord of her you know, therefore there is now no condemnation for those were in Christ Jesus, who walk according to the spirit and not according to the flesh, so it's interesting that both the first verse of the hundred 19 Psalm have to do with walking and the and Romans 81 and they both have to do with being totally perfect and without blemish, which is how the world did this happen. Well, because until the daybreak of the shadows flee right he had come to the mount number and the hill of frankincense. So in a just Donna practical sense because Jesus is in their you are now spotless and there really is there no naff is no condemnation, and in so you know it's fascinating to me.
It really is and and terribly sad in its own way, that although Rashi, the great Jewish commentator wrote volumes on every other verse almost in this chapter when it comes to this verse.
He said nothing is as far as the commentary I have their on that verse. He did not say a word. Of course, Matthew Henry, you know, spoke quite a bit about the fact that that wow where now it no condemnation for those of us who are in Christ or in you know, Ephesians 5, you know that he's because Christ loved the church, you know, he presented us as a spotless bride Ameena.
It's it's the deal. It's it's good it's the big payoff here for being married to Christ, to having him in there is now done what he promised in John 316, and what he promised is no one comes to the father except through me right and and and and you know they're in is the access to God in their area and is is our opportunity for all of our hope, actually, because when you think about it this verse to me as I really try to hone in on this morning and say okay so what is this mean exactly what this means is my hope has an anchor of what this means is because of what Jesus did and came to live in me and because of Jesus's love for me. He did make me spotless and therefore I have access as his spouse to the father lightly, knowing the interesting colorways. My father-in-law never thought about it that way but is no so there you have it. So this anchor for like man there's there's people in my family that I so so so want to be in heaven with me. That's that's my hope. My hope is for the wedding supper of the Lamb. I hope is for to be wholehearted to an end to run in the path of his commandments, and all those blessed verses of the Bible that we've all love so much. Our hope falls right here right because there is now the hair now no condemnation and and so what does this look like practically II think of my good friend Bob Jang who said these famous words to me that are in my soul and I will never forget is that you know when they came to him to teach Sunday school because he did have trouble with drug addictions and other no blemishes in his life he he he couldn't, he thought, well, there's just no way you know I'm does not qualified to teach anybody anything. And then as the Holy Spirit got a hold of him as a way to minute because this of this unit.
He said because I thought I was disqualified. He said actually I was uniquely qualified and there you go, that because of our walk with the Lord.
We are now uniquely qualified because we know from whence we came. We know we were down, we were lilies of the valley. We know we were the Rose of Sharon, okay and and it's really really cool. As I was thinking through all these different chapters, you know that at the end of the third chapter at the end of the second chapter. She's asking to be common in a betrothed and at the end of the third chapter right where it worked were getting through the marriage and here we've consummated the marriage and as a result, you know Jesus is in us and we now are without spot. That's a hard thing to grasp but because of that, you know, as Bob would say he had no trouble explaining where he'd been and how he got where he was.
In other words, you know, my struggles with pornography, my struggles with anger. My struggles with speeding or you name it. All the struggles I still have eating and etc. etc. that there is how much condemnation non-right there.
How many blemishes on me non-and and and accepting.
That means that I don't have to put on anything. No mask whatsoever. What I can do is I can completely put on Christ and say look look look at Jesus right right yeah yeah I died to Robbie Gilmore and now I am a new creation know all things are passed away. The new has come. I have a new name right faithful and probably so many more that I'm yet to uncover and I have a new identity in so many different ways as we are going to get to in the next verses which are just spectacular and I'm excited excited to share them. But I don't want to spoil the throw out all my candy when we get is rest right here in this verse like we can really anchor here that if God is in my heart and I am walking according to the spirit right then there is no condemnation, just as and said enough in that first verse of the hundred 19 Psalm which, unfortunately, Rashi can't really get there and less he figures out that Jesus is the way the truth and a lot-the point of the father except through me. In other words that's that's the thing that we have to understand in order to blessed him, and think about that first verse of the hundred 19 Psalm. Blessed are the undefiled as people without a blemish.
Blessed are the undefiled in the way right who walk in the law of the Lord to be in the way we we gotta be undefiled and how do we get there. It's because Jesus saw all that and he came to live in us all that would sink down into my soul so I would not put on mass throughout this day. Try to think that I've got a cover-up, but even more so that I would go boldly right to the throne and say here I am to add here I am hovering here is my hope right here here's where I'm hoping I'm hoping for these loved ones to come to you. I'm hoping for this situation to be resolved in that situation for the kingdom because I see the larger story in so many different ways that this is all about you and and what you're doing and Lord light up our lives and bring the truth and and and wait till we get to verses tomorrow it's going to be spectacular. So just rest right here rest right here is you know thou art all fair. There is no blemish