The warning against adultery can be taken as just that – a warning against sexual perversion of any and every kind. It is also a warning against the folly or stupidity of unbelief, of a hard heart. The Devil baits his hook with adulterated truth that appeals to the physical, spiritual, intellectual desires of mankind: “did God really say …” Genesis 3
“Let your fountain be blessed, and rejoice in the wife of your youth, a lovely deer, a graceful doe.”
Wisdom is singleness of thought, desire and purpose.
Here Solomon branches out into marriage.
Work hard at the singular devotion to your wife or husband, because this is wisdom!
And in God’s wonderful goodness this reflects so beautifully our relationship with Him.
Here are words that hold great importance for us today. For God’s people, men and women, adults and children – Growing up in a world bent against us and our King.
Praise God that in Jesus we find that most excellent pattern of a FAITHFUL husband (Him) to the BRIDE (the church, God’s people).
* God Above,
Please mark us today as faithful, each day forwards, faithful in Your faithfulness.
Please help us be singular in our devotion to You.
And please help us to listen and harken to Your wisdom on marriage and on relationships.