Song of Songs 5: 1-16 ~~ Powerful Revelation of Jesus

Song 5:10-16 is one of the most powerful revelations of Jesus in Scripture. She starts with a general statement of His beauty, develops ten attributes, and then gives a summary statement.
10My beloved is white and [dazzling, NASB]…chief among ten thousand. 11His head is like the finest gold; His locks are wavy…12His eyes are like doves…13His cheeks are like a bed of spices…His lips are lilies…14His hands are rods of gold…His body is carved ivory…15His legs are pillars of marble…His countenance is like Lebanon…16His mouth is most sweet, yes, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend… (Song 5:10-16)

1. His head: His sovereign leadership over all
2. His locks: His dedication to God and the Church
3. His eyes: His infinite knowledge, wisdom, understanding, discernment
4. His cheeks: His diverse emotional makeup
5. His lips: His Word
6. His hands: His divine activity
7. His body: His tender compassion
8. His legs: His walk and administration of His purposes
9. His countenance: His impartation to His people
10. His mouth: Intimacy with Him
11. He’s altogether lovely: His comprehensive beauty
12. He is my Beloved and my Friend


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