King Solomon was quite the sport. Women were his pleasure and women were his downfall. They influenced him down a path of gradual compromise. Contrary to the multitude of relationships in his personal life, he advises the reader of Proverbs, “He who finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor from the Lord.”
At first glance, the advice Solomon gives, is a toxic mixture of women and wisdom. Solomon’s insatiable desire for intimate companionship causes us to wonder. Can his intoxication with the opposite sex give way to the exercise of wisdom, and if so, on what terms?
If you are single, the hope is that, this book will assist you in the consideration of a mate from a biblical perspective. Moreover, that you will come to see that marriage is of real benefit to you personally and spiritually.
For those of you who are married, the hope is that this book will cause you to reflect upon the quality and foundation of your relationship, affirm your marriage as a covenant relationship with God, and recognize in fulfilling your commitments to each other you will experience His divine favor reflected in your relationship and lives.