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Series: The Song of Solomon
INTRODUCTION: As we prepare to study the Song of Solomon together let me remind you of that a strong marriage includes two things - Hard Work and Commitment. Why?
1. First of all because of our sin nature.
I heard about one Pastor who as he conducted each wedding he began by saying there are only two problems in this couple, the bride and the groom. Marriage is a joining together of two sinners. There will be problems and issues any time that happens.
2. Because men and women are so different. You've heard the saying, "Opposites attract? Yes and they also attack.
a. A man will pay $10 for a $5 item he wants. A Woman will pay $5 for a $10 item she does not want, or need.
b. A woman worries about the future until she gets a husband. A man never worries about the future until he gets a wife.
c. A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A Successful woman is one who can find such a man.
Men and women are different and this book gives us a lot of insights into the differences.
ALSO - anytime we talk about sex we all bring a ton of baggage to the table. We are working against our Culture's norms. There are two prevailing ideas when it comes to sex in our Culture.
• Sex is Bad, dirty, evil. Godly people don't enjoy sex.
• Sex is God, life revolves around it.
CONTEXT: The first and most obvious feature is that it is a song - Singing has always had a prominent place in worship among God's people.
Martin Luther said, "Every Christian needs to have a copy of the scriptures and a copy of the Hymnal in their own language."
Why? Theology and Doxology go hand in hand. God's people have always known this to be true.
Among all of the song of Zion this collection holds preeminence. This is the greatest hits collection of King Solomon. The Title Song of Solomon or the Song of Songs denotes it's superior excellence, this is the holy of holies, this is the kin ...
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