Song of Songs, also known as the Song of Solomon, depicts the beauty and mystery of sexual love in marriage–a gift from God.
A peculiar section of the Bible, the Song of Songs, also known as the Song of Solomon, is not technically a book. It's a love song between two lovers! According to ancient Hebrew writings, this song is considered the Song of Songs in the same way Jesus Christ is the King of Kings. What makes this song greater than any other love song? And what is it doing in the Bible?
Read further to discover there's more than meets the eye. Several themes begin to take shape within the poetry of this song, along with pearls of wisdom strung through its text about handling the fiery passions of sexual desire. Allegories of God's love for His people are also woven through the poem's tapestry, creating a beautiful picture of what God intended love to be since Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. We can enjoy this same gift today with obedience.