Love's Sacred Song

Love's Sacred Song

A Novel

eBook - 2012
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Young King Solomon longs for peace and true love, while his promised bride, a shepherdess named Arielah, hopes that Solomon can ignore his distractions and give himself completely to just one woman.

Baker Publishing Group
Standing in the massive shadow of his famous father, young king Solomon wavers between fear and bravado, wisdom and folly. In the uncertain world of alliances and treachery, Solomon longs for peace and a love that is true and pure--a love that can be his cornerstone.A shepherdess in the northern city of Shunem, Arielah remembers the first time she laid eyes on Solomon in Jerusalem when she was just seven years old. Since then she has known that it was her destiny to become his bride. When her father, a leader of their tribe, secures a promise from King Solomon to marry Arielah as a treaty bride to help unite the kingdom, it seems her dreams may come true.But how can this simple shepherdess live as part of Solomon's harem? Can Solomon set aside his distractions to give himself completely to just one woman? Or will he let duty, deception, and the daily routine divide his heart?Mesu Andrews expertly weaves the words of the Song of Solomon into this touching story of the power of love. Readers will be transported from the glowing fields of Shunem to the gleaming city of Jerusalem as they experience this rich and textured novel from a master storyteller.
For young King Solomon, wisdom came as God's gift, but sacred love was forged through passion's fire.

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Revell, c2012
ISBN: 9781441235930
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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Jan 27, 2016

How about a round of Applause for Mesu Andrews. The authors delivers a compelling and convincing context to the very passionate love story of Solomon and his "loved-Bride" (as per Songs of Songs) It is recorded that Solomon had many wives some of which were political decisions. However, Songs of Songs contains dialogue that gives evidence that he loved a woman with a fiery, unquenchable desire. Readers and believers, Andrews's retelling mirrored with the shepherds verses personifies what love is and what it should be. One should settle for nothing less than To love thoroughly and be loved in return , (as reflected in Christ's love for the church)


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