When It Happened: About 1000 BC
Key People: Solomon
Summary: The Song of Solomon is a beautiful poem that explains God’s intention for a man and a woman who court, fall in love, and get married. This poem confirms that God’s design for marriage is meant to be enjoyed and will be pleasing and fulfilling for those who live by it. God’s plan includes a man and a woman joined together as husband and wife for the rest of their lives, sharing spiritual, emotional, and physical affection.
About God: God has given a precious gift in marriage. It is to be respected, honored, and enjoyed between one man and one woman for life.