Most Relevant Verses
How beautiful on the mountains
are the feet of the herald,
who proclaims peace,
who brings news of good things,
who proclaims salvation,
who says to Zion, “Your God reigns!”
Myrrh, aloes, and cassia perfume all your garments;
from ivory palaces harps bring you joy. Kings’ daughters are among your honored women;
the queen, adorned with gold from Ophir,
stands at your right hand. Listen, daughter, pay attention and consider:
forget your people and your father’s house,read more.
and the king will desire your beauty.
Bow down to him, for he is your lord.
M If you do not know,
most beautiful of women,
follow the tracks of the flock,
and pasture your young goats
near the shepherds’ tents.
And how can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: How beautifulare the feet of thosewho announce the gospel of good things!
“Wake up, wake up;
put on your strength, Zion!
Put on your beautiful garments,
Jerusalem, the Holy City!
For the uncircumcised and the unclean
will no longer enter you.
He did this to present the church to Himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or anything like that, but holy and blameless.
Your beauty should not consist of outward things like elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold ornaments or fine clothes.
Instead, it should consist of what is inside the heart with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very valuable in God’s eyes.
I also saw the Holy City, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared like a bride adorned for her husband.