R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 2:15

By R.C. Chapman   “Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines; for our vines have tender grapes.” (Song of Solomon 2:15) I am troubled and ashamed, as this warning strikes the ear, this precious warning voice of my Beloved! Alas! My neglected spirit, what has it not cost me! When I [...]

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R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 2:14

By R.C. Chapman   “O my dove, that is in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see your countenance, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your countenance is comely.” (Song of Solomon 2:14) Does it make you moan, O my soul, complaining, [...]

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 2:13

By R.C. Chapman “The fig tree putts forth her green figs, and the vines with the tender grape give a good smell.  Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away.” (Song of Solomon 2:13)   My soul, how watchful is Jesus to mark any good thing in you! Whatever your growth in the knowledge [...]

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 2:12

By R.C. Chapman   “The Flowers appear on the earth; and the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.” (Song of Solomon 2:12) Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted! And Your people, Lord Jesus are all [...]

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 2:11

By R.C. Chapman “For, look, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone.” (Song of Solomon 2:11)   Lord, I remember Your dealings with me! When Your hand at first arrested me! When Your Spirit convinced me of sin, my cup was bitter with my guilt and the fruit of my doings; my [...]

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 2:10

By R.C. Chapman   “My Beloved Spoke, and said to me: Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away.” (Song of Solomon 2:10) Don’t you hear, my soul, the voice of Jesus, the voice of the Beloved! He is able to speak in thunder, His word can shake heaven and earth; and can [...]

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 2:9

By R.C. Chapman “My Beloved is like a roe, or a young hart: behold, He stands behind our wall, He looks forth at the windows, showing Himself through the lattice.”  (Song of Solomon 2:9) The heavens have received my Lord! By His own blood He passed into them, and has set down at the right [...]

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 2.8

By R.C. Chapman “The voice of my Beloved! Behold, He comes leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills.” (Song of Solomon 2:8)   I know Your voice; Lord, You have made me know it: Your good Spirit gave me an ear to hear! It is by grace I differ from those whom the god [...]

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 2:6

By R.C. Chapman "His left hand is under my head, and His right hand embraces me." (Song of Solomon 2:6) Tenderly, my Lord, is how You deal with me; in love You cherish me, even as a man loves and cherishes his own body; for in reality Your church and Yourself are not two, but [...]