Chapter 23 – Song of Solomon

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Name the author of the Song of Solomon.
  • Identify to whom the book was written.
  • State the purpose for the Song of Solomon.
  • Write the Key Verse of the Song of Solomon from memory.
  • State the Life and Ministry Principle for the Song of Solomon.

INTRODUCTION

AUTHOR: Solomon
TO WHOM: Israel and all believers
PURPOSE: To show the relationship between Jesus and the Church as demonstrated by the marriage relationship.
KEY VERSE: Song of Solomon 8:7
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: The divine model of love between a man and his wife is the pattern for relationship between Christ and the Church.
MAIN CHARACTERS: Solomon who represents the bridegroom (Jesus Christ); the Shulamite girl who is the bride (the Church); and the daughters of Jerusalem.

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.