House of Peace or House of Cards?

King David, Solomon’s father, was said to be a man “after God’s own heart.” Not so much after His mind, His purpose, His plans, but His heart. There’s something passionate in this that I can’t shake. David was a visionary for the central part of God, the part that makes Him tick and from which everything flows. One of the ways David expressed this was in a desire for God to have a permanent place to call ‘home.’

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The Song From Above The Sun

Two of the books that Solomon wrote, Ecclesiastes and the Song of Songs, seem to be as vastly different as the sun is from the earth.  Did Solomon write the Song in the thralls of “first love,” and Ecclesiastes later after falling away?  Or did he find true love later in life after experiencing the …

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Solomon – A Sign, Wonder, and Shadow of Things to Come

Many can relate to the Shulamite of a life born in pain.  A cursory read through the Song of Songs gives us a glimpse into a woman who had a hard and abusive past.  But then enters Solomon, and her life will never be the same again!  Who is this man?  And what is it about …

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His Advances (Song 1:4)

“Draw me… Hurry!” It can be a very delicate dance to live in intimate relationship, whether we are talking physically or spiritually. There are “signals” that we receive – and it really does become important to be ready, particularly when you want to be impregnated with His life …

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The Great “Com PASSION” (Song 1:3)

I once spent several years in my 20’s in a very bad slump. I wore a plain brown dress and didn’t wear makeup or put jam on my toast. I walked around feeling the weight of the whole world was on my shoulders, and if I didn’t warn literally everyone that passed me on the street they would all be doomed forever.

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