Song of Solomon


Song of Solomon

What is this book about?

Is this book

about

the Lord

and his people

or

is it about

Romantic Love?

This page will explore the book through - 

Romantic Love.


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Being in Love

Makes

Your Heart

Sing

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This book can be seen both ways.

The Old Testament Jews usually saw it as and allegory of

God's Love for his people.

Many Christians see it as the love of Jesus and his Church.

Today

we will look at it as 

God's Book of

Beautiful Romantic Love

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This is a simple study of

The Song of Solomon.

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Introduction

Celebrating

the love story of

Solomon and the Shulamite woman.


Some scholars believe that

the simple shepherd is another name for Solomon.

We agree with that opinion.


In our Bibles there are

"speaker identifications." 

These identifications

are not in the original Hebrew.

In some instances in the book,

scholars have differences of opinion about who is speaking.

But most scholars agree most of the time.

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If you want to skip the video's introduction,

go to 17 minutes.

At that point, we are in verse 2.


Video Below...

Song of Solomon is a Powerful Picture of

Romantic Love


Note:

I have some Great Marriage Tips below the video.

And a

Great Video on Sexual Desire called -  Climbing the Palm Tree.



Below

I have some

GREAT Tips for Marriage.

But first

I want to emphasize...


Song of Solomon 2:15

says...

" Catch us the foxes,
The little foxes
that spoil the vines,

For our vines have tender grapes. "

Meaning...

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Be alert to the little foxes

(the little things)

that

will hurt or spoil your marriage.

Be vigilant

to protect your marriage.

Ask the Lord to nudge you and guide you

so

you notice things

in your marriage that need attention. 

Listen to your spouse to gain understanding -

not just to make a quick response.

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My Comments


Hi, I am Beth McLendon.

In this section,

I echo and enlarge

the video speaker's thoughts.

Marriage

is meant to be full of love and passion

but

to have that -

it takes attention and it takes work.

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It takes

desiring

to please your mate

and

paying attention

to what pleases your mate. 

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God wants marriages to have passionate sex. 

That is one of the "jobs" of marriage. 

And a happy job it is!

Sex is important 

to a marriage.

Pray and ask God to help you be a passionate lover. 

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Fall in love with sex in marriage....

A wise woman will make it a priority

to be

rested enough to truly enjoy sex.

And a wise man will learn what his wife likes and adjust.


Learn how to PLAY with your Spouse

 

Sex doesn't just start in the bedroom. 

Giving love and attention to your spouse

at other times

lays the groundwork for a happy sex life.

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In the video below,

Mark Gungor

explains that

Song of Solomon can teach us how to have Great Sex.


Song of Solomon 7:6-9

How fair and how pleasant you are,
O love, with your delights!
This stature of yours is like a palm tree,
And your breasts like its clusters.
I said, “I will go up to the palm tree,
I will take hold of its branches.”
Let now your breasts be like clusters of the vine,
The fragrance of your breath like apples,
And the roof of your mouth like the best wine.


Listen, Laugh, and Learn

Here is our Mark Gungor page

Mark Gungor has lots of great videos on Youtube.

Also see all our Romance pages.

Start with our page -  Introduction to Romance.


Communication

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Communication

Communicate your love to your Spouse.

Consider our Romance pages


Hearing that you are loved

(and telling your spouse you love him / her)

and

feeling loved

(and making your spouse feel loved)

 is important

if

you want a

Wonderland of Pleasure in the bedroom.

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Words

are important.


Kind Actions

are important


Small Gifts

are important.


Usually

women need

the words and actions and gifts

more than men

but 

they both need them.

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TAKE NOTE:

Men and Women

Keep Score Differently!

Visit our Keeping Score Page

for

Insights

and

Lots of laughter!

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Also,

Check out our page

The 5 Love Languages

take note

A Woman needs to

FEEL

Save and Secure

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Men like to hear...

"Honey, I Desire You!"


Men

want to be desired sexually.

A husband

wants his wife to

"desire sex with him." 


A wife

wants this too. 


Men and women need to communicate that to each other.


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How you Communicate

draws you together or pulls you apart.

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Ever have arguments about

when to have sex?



Here's a Great Idea to stop conflict

and increase

FUN!





Compliments and Encouragement


The Best Kind of

After-Dinner

Mints

are

 Compliments and Encouragement.


Women

must feel beautiful

to their husband

in order to be the best wife they can be.

Men - visit the page:  Romance ideas for Men


Husbands

must believe

that

their wife respects them

in order to be

the best husband they can be.


Husbands need to believe that

their wife sees them

as a hero. 

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Wives - Be wise, and develop these areas.

I have lots of Romance pages which will help you.

See our Important Introduction page - Romance Ideas

And for all our Romance pages: Romance Pages

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Women need to feel loved.

If a wife

does not feel loved

by her husband for weeks or months -

it will begin to destroy her. 


One of the jobs of a husband

is to make sure

that his wife feels loved.

Visit our funny and fabulous page on

Men and Women keep Score Differently


Note:

Most Christian women
would never
even think about
divorcing a man who makes them feel loved and cherished.

Sometimes there is a divorce
because
the woman
truly
feels
unloved
and has lost hope of ever feeling loved again.

BUT...

she may be completely wrong.

The husband may love her -

but

he just does not let her know

in a way she can understand.


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Women -

Do NOT expect your husband to read your mind.

That is a recipe for disaster.

If you want something, nicely tell him.

Do not let your pride or ungodly emotions

tell you that "He should know."


Do NOT say,

"If I have to tell him, then I don't want it."

That is

immature, unfair, and ungodly.

Open your mouth and nicely tell him!

And take note:

Having a fun-loving light-hearted attitude is helpful.


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Mark Gungor

explains

how to get your husband to do what you want.

Women...

Listen, Laugh, and Learn...

Hilarious Help For Happier Women 

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Feeling Valued


A woman wants to be

valued  

more than

anything in her husband's life. 


The Shulamite woman said

in Song of Solomon 8:6...


"Set me as a seal upon your heart,

as a seal

upon your arm;

for love

is

as strong as death,

jealousy as cruel as the grave;

its flames are flames of fire,

a most vehement flame."


Men do not understand that

a woman needs to

feel

that she is first place in her husband's heart.


And

women

often do not realize

that

men

need some good, healthy outlets

in order to be a good husband.

(It may be sports, or a hobby, or tinkering with cars, etc.)


Women,

I urge you to

develop an understanding with your husband.


Tell him that you want him

to have good, healthy outlets

and you will support him in that.

And tell him that

you just need to hear that you are THE most important

and believe that it is true.

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Song of Solomon gives a beautiful picture of love.

Hopefully,

if you are married,

you will use this book

to stir up love and passion -

even if the embers have died down.

Next,

one more quick topic.


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Song of Solomon 8:8-10


Chapter 8 verses 8-10

These verses

have some

great advice for families.


They are directly aimed at protecting girls and single women - 

but it is also important

that we do what we can

to protect our boys and single men.

-

Note:

A wall is for defense and a door can be for entry.


The verses speak of single female as a

wall.

If she is a wall...

If your teenaged daughter or young adult daughter

is a wall

(strong about staying pure )

then we (her family) will build on that and
help and encourage her.

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The verses speak of single female as a

door.

If she is a door -

If your teenaged daughter or single adult daughter

is a door

(A door is weaker than a wall. It can be opened for entry.)

then we (her family)

enclose her with boards of cedar.

(Cedar boards across a door make a door stronger and prevent entry.)

Meaning -

We will provide special protections.

We will say things and do things to protect her and promote purity. 


I urge you to take those

thoughts to heart.


Consider our  PURITY  pages below For YOUR Family.

Our  Purity Pages

Please view our pages on

PURITY

Prayers for Purity for our single loved ones

And... the next pages are to share
 with 
teens and single family members.

Purity while dating videos - encouragement from lots of people 

Positive Purity Comments of average men and women


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