"He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love." Song of Solomon 2:4
The Song of Solomon is also known as the Song of Songs. This book was written early in King Solomon's reign, probably around 965BC.
Union and Communion
Our relationship with God is to celebrated and sung about. The Psalms and Hymns are essentially celebrations of God's love for us, and our love for Him.
As the Psalms are about worship,
Proverbs deal with wisdom,
Song of Songs deals with our love for God and His love for us.
Wisdom, worship and love are to be received with gratitude and celebrated with joy.
"Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness."
The Song of Songs illustrates God's passionate love for His people through a love story based on an actual romance of King Solomon. In the Song of Songs we see:
Seeking His countenance,
Surrendering the will,
Reflecting His beauty,
The perfection of the Bridegroom,
Sharing the Divine nature and
The main themes are: