Concerning the Flowers and Apples

Sermon 51 on The Song of Songs

“Prop me up with flowers, encompass, me with apples, because I languish with love.” Love has increased because the incentives to love have occurred more often than usual. For you perceive on this occasion the abundant opportunities not only of seeing the bridegroom but of conversing with him. ...

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