Song of Solomon chapter 3 begins with the beloved woman seeking her lover (v.1-5). She goes out into the streets and asks around for him. She keeps going until she finds him and
The chapter ends with the bridegroom king coming to take his bride home (v.6-11). After their waiting and patience (v.5), now the time has come for them to be together and husband and wife. He has put great preparation into everything. From perfumes to providing soldiers to protect them on the journey back home, from a beautiful chariot to a crown of joy and gladness, all is ready.
As we read this love story, I can’t help but think of the love Christ has for us and the love we should have for Him. He woos us and wins us, and as a
- Do we long for and look for the Lord Jesus?
- Do we desire to spend time with Him?
- Are we looking forward to His return?