The Wine of Zeal and the Oil of Mercy

Sermon 45 on The Song of Songs

“Behold, how beautiful you are, my dearest, O how beautiful, your eyes are like doves!” How beautifully said, how excellent. The bride's presumption springs from her love, the Bridegroom's anger from his love. The circumstances prove this. For correction followed the presumption, amendment the correction, and reward the amendment. ...

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On the Song of Songs: Bernard of Clairvaux