Let the desert and dry region be happy; let the wilderness rejoice and bloom like a lily!
Song of Solomon 2:1
The Beloved to Her Lover: I am a meadow flower from Sharon, a lily from the valleys.
Let it richly bloom; let it rejoice and shout with delight! It is given the grandeur of Lebanon, the splendor of Carmel and Sharon. They will see the grandeur of the Lord, the splendor of our God.
1 Thessalonians 4:14
For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, so also we believe that God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep as Christians.
1 Peter 1:24
For all flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of the grass; the grass withers and the flower falls off,
He is not here, for he has been raised, just as he said. Come and see the place where he was lying.
For this reason Christ died and returned to life, so that he may be the Lord of both the dead and the living.
if the Lord had not been on our side, when men attacked us,
1 Corinthians 15:4
and that he was buried, and that he was raised on the third day according to the scriptures,
Why do you worry about clothing? Think about how the flowers of the field grow; they do not work or spin.
But when the sun came up, they were scorched, and because they did not have sufficient root, they withered.
Having been buried with him in baptism, you also have been raised with him through your faith in the power of God who raised him from the dead.
Consider how the flowers grow; they do not work or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory was clothed like one of these!
The grass dries up, the flowers wither, but the decree of our God is forever reliable."
as the mountains rose up, and the valleys went down -- to the place you appointed for them.
So they got up early on the next day and offered up burnt offerings and brought peace offerings, and the people sat down to eat and drink, and they rose up to play.
He replied to him, 'If they do not respond to Moses and the prophets, they will not be convinced even if someone rises from the dead.'"
Then Jesus got up early in the morning when it was still very dark, departed, and went out to a deserted place, and there he spent time in prayer.
Song of Solomon 2:2
The Lover to His Beloved: Like a lily among the thorns, so is my darling among the maidens.
2 Corinthians 4:14
We do so because we know that the one who raised up Jesus will also raise us up with Jesus and will bring us with you into his presence.
Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his glory was clothed like one of these!
That entire generation passed away; a new generation grew up that had not personally experienced the Lord's presence or seen what he had done for Israel.
I am up before dawn crying for help. I find hope in your word.
2 Kings 3:22
When they got up early the next morning, the sun was shining on the water. To the Moabites, who were some distance away, the water looked red like blood.
When the days of their feasting were finished, Job would send for them and sanctify them; he would get up early in the morning and offer burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job thought, "Perhaps my children have sinned and cursed God in their hearts." This was Job's customary practice.
(They came out of the tombs after his resurrection and went into the holy city and appeared to many people.)
Song of Solomon 2:12
The pomegranates have appeared in the land, the time for pruning and singing has come; the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.
1 Samuel 17:20
So David got up early in the morning and entrusted the flock to someone else who would watch over it. After loading up, he went just as Jesse had instructed him. He arrived at the camp as the army was going out to the battle lines shouting its battle cry.
The smoke coming from the incense, along with the prayers of the saints, ascended before God from the angel's hand.
I will be like the dew to Israel; he will blossom like a lily, he will send down his roots like a cedar of Lebanon.
The time is coming when Jacob will take root; Israel will blossom and grow branches. The produce will fill the surface of the world.
The rain fell, the flood came, and the winds beat against that house, and it collapsed; it was utterly destroyed!"
[[Early on the first day of the week, after he arose, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had driven out seven demons.
Moreover if the Spirit of the one who raised Jesus from the dead lives in you, the one who raised Christ from the dead will also make your mortal bodies alive through his Spirit who lives in you.
So Moses set out with Joshua his attendant, and Moses went up the mountain of God.
And tombs were opened, and the bodies of many saints who had died were raised.
The rain fell, the flood came, and the winds beat against that house, but it did not collapse because it had been founded on rock.
to strengthen those who mourn in Zion, by giving them a turban, instead of ashes, oil symbolizing joy, instead of mourning, a garment symbolizing praise, instead of discouragement. They will be called oaks of righteousness, trees planted by the Lord to reveal his splendor.
and rebelled against Moses, along with some of the Israelites, 250 leaders of the community, chosen from the assembly, famous men.
Violent men perjure themselves, and falsely accuse me.
1 Chronicles 21:1
An adversary opposed Israel, inciting David to count how many warriors Israel had.
Song of Solomon 5:5
I arose to open for my beloved; my hands dripped with myrrh -- my fingers flowed with myrrh on the handles of the lock.
She also gets up while it is still night, and provides food for her household and a portion to her female servants.
I thought, 'Certainly you will respect me! Now you will accept correction!' If she had done so, her home would not be destroyed by all the punishments I have threatened. But they eagerly sinned in everything they did.
1 Chronicles 28:2
King David rose to his feet and said: "Listen to me, my brothers and my people. I wanted to build a temple where the ark of the Lord's covenant could be placed as a footstool for our God. I have made the preparations for building it.
the water coming downstream toward them stopped flowing. It piled up far upstream at Adam (the city near Zarethan); there was no water at all flowing to the sea of the Arabah (the Salt Sea). The people crossed the river opposite Jericho.
Her children rise up and call her blessed, her husband also praises her: