I’m Getting Married and So are You – Reflection on Psalm 45

Psalm 45

Confused

The first time I read this Psalm I wondered, “Why is this here?” Why would a wedding hymn about an unnamed king be included in the Book of Psalms? How can I relate to a psalm about a royal wedding?

The Word Biblical Commentary helped me by pointing to C. S. Lewis’ view of “second meanings in the psalms.” While the Psalm celebrates a royal wedding, there may be another reading that I miss by only looking at the surface or dismissing the psalm after reading it once.
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