Who is this coming out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, Perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, With all the merchant’s fragrant powders? Behold it is Solomon’s couch, With sixty valiant men around it, Of the valiant men of Israel, They all hold swords, Being expert in war. Every man has his sword on his thigh because of fear of the night.
Song of Solomon 3:6-8 NKJV
Solomon comes on the scene in glory and power. While still afar off his arrival is announced by the fragrance of his anointing and authority. His royal liter is surrounded by men of war ready to give their lives for the king.
In these verses Solomon is a type of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!
Of the wood of Lebanon, Solomon the King made himself a palanquin: He made its pillars of silver, Its support of gold, Its seat of purple, Its interior paved with love by the daughters of Jerusalem. Vs 9-10
These verses describe the royal liter Solomon made to travel in the honor and glory befitting the king of a great nation.
Jesus Christ is the great King above all kings. He is the Lord of lords. His Kingdom will be established over all of heaven and earth. His Kingdom and reign will never end!
The pillars of God’s throne are truth. It is supported by purity and holiness. He sits at the right hand of God the father in majesty, power and authority. He is surrounded by light and love for those who are righteous and holy through faith in Jesus Christ!
Go forth, O daughters of Zion, And see King Solomon with the crown with which his mother crowned him on the day of his wedding, The day of the gladness of his heart. Vs11
Solomon’s beloved encouraged the women of Jerusalem to behold his glory. She wanted them to see the crown his mother gave him. She wanted them to share in the joy of the king when he was united with his beloved.
Jesus Christ is coming soon! He will come in the clouds with great glory and power! Everyone will see Him but not everyone will share in the wedding supper of the Lamb!
Jesus will be surrounded by people who took up the armor of God and stood with Him in the day of evil. Jesus will be joined by people who girded their waist with truth, put on the breast plate of righteousness and shod their feet with the Gospel of peace.
Serve the King of Kings by taking the shield of faith so you can quench the fiery darts of the evil one. Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the spirit which is the Word of God and serve the Lord of Lords. Give your life to Jesus and He will give you His life!
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