One of my favorite chapters in the Bible is the Song of Solomon. In fact, as you know, my entire website was started around a bridal theme and the love of the Bridegroom, Jesus, for His Bride, the church.
The entire book is about the love that takes place within a marriage. But as I grew closer to the Lord, I began to see that this book clearly defines the love, the intensity, and the beauty of a relationship that should exist between God and the believer.
We, as Christ followers (male and female), are defined by Jesus as His Bride.
We are betrothed to Him as our Bridegroom King, so our love for Him should be like a marriage.
The very first chapter of the Song of Solomon starts out with passion as the Bride confesses her love for her lover. She says, “Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is better than wine; your anointing oils are fragrant; your…