In verse 2, the opening words of the Song, the Bride is expressing intimate desires for her Beloved. “Kiss me”, she says. And in the last verse of the Song, she is expressing a longing for Him to hurry to her. “Make haste, run to me”, she says again. In-between there are passionate trysts of intimacy. There are also a few dark spells of searching, losing touch with the Beloved, and being hurt by others who do not love Him. It is painfully obvious that at times, her vision gets clouded. But she is His, and He is hers.
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King Solomon was known for writing 1005 songs¹, but there is only one “Song of Songs”. Even so, over the centuries many Jewish scholars and leaders either refused or discouraged anyone under the age of 30 years to read this book. What has YOUR experience been with it?
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The Song, as in, ‘THE’ Song, is a book in the Bible that is an uninhibited conversation put to music, between two people in love. How easy will it be to stay on track? The Parable of Sex is dangerous territory when approached with a fleshly mind. It is largely just not discussed at all, and that because of religious repression and guilt. The safe and desirable thing to do is get to the point and stay there, and that is…
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