Sharing today this post from Ben Nelson at Another Red Letter Day. May it help us remember how very much we are loved…..
Put me like a seal over your heart,
Like a seal on your arm.
For love is as strong as death,
Jealousy is as severe as Sheol;
Its flashes are flashes of fire,
The very flame of the LORD.
Song of Songs 8:6 NASB
As you may know, in the days of Solomon a seal was a mark of identification and ownership.
A seal acted as a signature for kings and nobles. They used wax seals to signify the authenticity of a document or artifact. A title-deed for example, or private communication, after it’s writing, would be rolled or folded. Then the writer melted wax and the pressed his seal into the it. If the recipient found the seal broken, he knew that the communication was no longer secure.
The king’s army was the force behind the kings seal, and it was that force that would ensure the safety of the message, and…
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