His love that will not let us go should inspire our faithfulness to Him in faith , hope and love.
Today’s reading: Song of Solomon 1-8.
Our relationship with God came first. When life on earth is done, our relationship with God will remain. We were created to have fellowship with the LORD and our marriages reflect that relationship. We don’t say, “my love for God is similar to my marriage.” Instead, we know that our marriages derive from and mirror our relationship with God. Like Paul we proclaim, “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh. This mystery is profound, but I am talking about Christ and the church.” That is why issues such as adultery, extra-marital sex, and homosexuality are so critical. They are a direct reflection on our relationship with God because God created marriage to mirror our relationship with him.
With that background, consider the Song of Solomon. Is it about human love…
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