Song of Solomon Devotional Commentary

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Song of Solomon 2:6

The Bible is a book of redemption. It is the story of the Creator and His creature; it tells of the battle of the ages, but it also tells of an everlasting love story between Christ and His Church, the Bridegroom and His Bride – the Bride and her Beloved.

The Bride is being made beautiful for her Groom, for she has been chosen by the Father to be His child and joint-heir with His beloved Son. She has been stripped of her rags read more...

Song of Solomon 2:8

The Song of Solomon has nearly always been interpreted to represent Christ's great love for the Church, for He is identified as the Bridegroom and we are His Bride. This book paints a beautiful portrait of the never-ending love story Christ has for His Church and permits us a peep behind the scene of Solomon's household, the Shulamite woman he woos, and the love she has for her absent shepherd-lover.

Like so many of Scripture's

Song of Solomon 2:10

There are many places in the Word of God where we discover the symbolism of the union between a man and His bride, pointing to the future marriage between Christ with the Church. All who have trusted in the sacrificial death of the Lord Jesus as Saviour, and His glorious Resurrection from the dead, have this special relationship with our Lord, for the Church has been chosen to be His Bride.

For the time being, we are separated

Song of Solomon 5:16

All Scripture is pointing to Christ and the wonderful love song written by king Solomon is no exception. It describes the Lord Jesus Christ in the most beautiful and intimate terms. He is manly and strong. He is the chief among ten thousand. His lips are like lilies dripping with myrrh. His mouth is sweetness itself. Jesus Christ is desirable in every way. He is altogether lovely.

The truth of the good news of the Lord Jesus read more...