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"Love" Until Morning
Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: People throw the word love around a lot, but they don’t always know what it means.
Man 1: Hey, I’d love to get together sometime.
Woman: Oh, I love this new song!
Man 2: Doughnut? I love doughnuts!”
Nancy: In Proverbs 7 we read about a woman who uses the word love very loosely.
Proverbs 7 Woman: "Come, let us take our fill of love till morning; let us delight ourselves with love."
Nancy: She’s saying this in the context of luring a young man to her bedroom, and her words show that she doesn’t understand what she’s talking about. True love is about giving rather than taking.
Proverbs 7 Woman: "Let us take our fill of love."
Nancy: She wants immediate gratification and doesn’t care that the delights of this forbidden fruit won’t last.
Proverbs 7 Woman: "Our fill of love till morning."
Nancy: Love is about commitment. It’s about seeking the best interest of others. It’s about giving rather than taking.
With Seeking Him, I’m Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.
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