Monthly Archives: November 2013

song of songs, love of loves

The Word for today: Song of Songs 6:4-8:4 mark this: Song of Songs 8:3-4 — His left hand is under my head, And his right hand embraces me. I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, Do not stir up nor … Continue reading

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of shepherds and kings

The Word for today: Song of Solomon 5:2-6:3 What’s all this about shepherds, and Kings, and the Son of David returning to rescue His Bride–toiling under the sun—then placing her under His banner in the garden… Song of Solomon can … Continue reading

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lip service–or kisses sweeter than wine?

The Word for today: Song of Solomon 3:6-5:1 The Song of Solomon doesn’t waste much time with (how do I say this?) hand-holding. It gives us kisses sweeter than wine in its very first line: May he kiss me with … Continue reading

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the passion of the Christ

The Word for today: Song of Solomon 2:8-3:5 So what is Song of Solomon all about? I waxed poetic in yesterday’s introductory article. That’s because Song of Solomon isn’t religion or philosophy or theology. It’s poetry. It has to be … Continue reading

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the oasis in the midst

The Word for today: Song of Solomon 1:1-2:7 Look! Here it is: The Song of Solomon. Many people think it’s the crown jewel of the Bible. I think so. It’s the heart-shaped diamond at the center of the setting. And–like … Continue reading

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