TABLE OF CONTENTS

FOREWORD

A word about Romance, its origin and its meaning.

INTRODUCTION

Indicating that the totality of truth in every aspect of revelation is personified in Christ, Who is manifested in a thousand different settings from among which one now has been chosen.

CHAPTER ONE

CHRIST CAME TO INITIATE THE AIM -

Primal and Legal Marriage; Boaz of Bethlehem; Messiah the Mediator; the Divorceless Swallow; the Homeland and the Character of the Precious One; Poem: "All Precious is Jesus."

CHAPTER TWO

CHRIST CAME TO NEGOTIATE THE PACT -

Factors which promote romance; Features of the Royal Bridegroom; Familiar Heroines from History: Joan of Arc, Elizabeth Fry, Grace Darling and Queen Esther; The Deathless Glories of the Ageless Christ; Poem: "Behold, the Bridegroom Cometh."

CHAPTER THREE

CHRIST CAME TO COMMUNICATE THE PLAN -

The records of great movements; The purpose of the Eternal Father; The dignity of the Son and His fascinating record; Types of the task Christ undertook and in which He triumphed; His Scepter, Regalia, Miter and Insignia.

CHAPTER FOUR

CHRIST CAME TO SUBSTANTIATE THE RIGHT -

The Hebrew Law of Redemption based on relationship; The Sonship of Christ: His Sympathy, His Service, His Sacrifice, His Sufficiency; The great Betrothal reflected in the Old Testament. Poem: “The Captivating Christ”

CHAPTER FIVE

CHRIST CAME TO VINDICATE THE LAW -

The character necessary to meet the demands of the law; How Christ met temptation; The manner in which Boaz secured justice for Ruth; The honored companionship of Messiah the Prince.

CHAPTER SIX

CHRIST CAME TO LIQUIDATE THE DEBT -

The Damage Done; The One Unimpaired, Unforfeited, Unmortgaged Life; Samuel Rutherford and Jean Paul Richer Express their Estimate; The Incomparable Redeemer; The Testimony of the Apostle Peter; Isaiah's Question; Poem : ''The Love of the Lord."

CHAPTER SEVEN

CHRIST IS COMING TO CONSUMMATE THE UNION -

The Mission of the Manifestation; The Royal Affection and Loyal Devotion of Boaz Surpassed; Christ Altogether Lovely; Poem: "Time May Crumble"; The Interior of the Home; Poem: "Loved Beyond all Measure;" Thou Hast Loved my Soul; The Election of Grace; The Character of His Love; The Paradise of God; The nature of the Celestial Inheritance. Poem: "The Eternal Home."

CHAPTER EIGHT

CHRIST IS COMING TO CONSOLIDATE THE HOME -

The Everlasting Abode; Perennial Supply; The Magnificence of the Bridegroom's Titles: "I am Alpha and Omega”; Poem: "Christ the Alphabet of Revelation”; “ The Beginning and the End"; Christ, the Creator of all things; “The First and the Last”: The One Mediator of Men and Nations; The Signature: "I, Jesus." Who Can Estimate the Merits of Messiah? The Shah of Persia and the Shepherd; The Celebration of His Love; Poem: “The Days of Strife are Passing.”