Song of Songs 7-8: The maturation of love.

December 24, 2015. Daily Reading: Song of Songs 7-8. Background: Song of Songs 4-6. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 7 Descriptions of love: The majority of this chapter is the husband’s address of his bride’s beauty, again describing her in intimate detail. He goes through several parts of her body and expounds on the beauty he…

Psalm 139-141: God and man.

December 23, 2015. Daily Reading: Psalm 139-141. Background: Psalm 136-138. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 139 God’s intimate knowledge of man: This psalm, attributed to David, is one that is fairly popular. It is a beautiful psalm that speaks to the knowledge of God and his intimate relationship with man. If anyone ever wondered if the…

Song of Songs 4-6: Drunk with love.

December 17, 2015. Daily Reading: Song of Songs 4-6. Background: Song of Songs 1-3. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 4 The consummation of marriage: The majority of this chapter is dedicated to Solomon’s admiration of his bride’s beauty. He describes her form in such detail that we still blush in parts of the poetry today. There…