Presentation on theme: "Song of Solomon. A Song Among Songs A Unique Challenge: Four Primary Views –Marriage of Solomon to Shulammite Maiden –The Lust of Solomon & The Love of."— Presentation transcript:
A Song Among Songs A Unique Challenge: Four Primary Views –Marriage of Solomon to Shulammite Maiden –The Lust of Solomon & The Love of the Shepherd and his Shulammite Maiden –Allegory for Christ Love for the Church –An Israelite Drama What Is Agreed: This is the Biblical book that gives us the most romantic and intimate look into the love God planned for a man and wife.
A Song of Affection Shulammite’s Insecurity In Her Attractiveness –Song 1:5-6, 2:1 Solomon’s Compliments –Song 2:2 Mutual Physical Attraction Exist and Grows into Deeper Love –Song 2:3 & Song 5:16 Marriage Provides Opportunity For Expressing Our Fears and Being Lovingly Comforted
A Great Wait & A Great Wedding Shulammite’s Dream –Song 3:1-5 Solomon’s Arrival –Song 3:6-11 The Marriage Celebrated –Song 4:7-5:1 Marriage Provides For The Loving Union of Men & Women
A Realistic Song Solomon Comes Home Late –Song 5:2 His Bride Doesn’t Know How To React –Song 5:3 She Gets Up To Let Him In –Song 5:4-5 He Disappears So She Goes Looking For Him –Song 5:6-7 Marriage Provides Total Commitment So That Couples Grow Past Their Mistakes
A Song of Growing Love Chapter 6: Mutual Admiration Continues To Abound Chapter 7: The Couple’s Physical Relationship Continues To Satisfy and Delight Chapter 8: The Oneness of Love Adored –She wishes they were always together (1-3) –Final Reminder About Love (4-9) –Summary of Her Love Story (10-14) Marriage Is An Ongoing Adventure To Be Entered Into Carefully and Committed To Fully.