The Messianic King Of Psalm 22 (Sixteen)

It is written: “All the ends of the world Shall remember and turn to the LORD, And all the families of the nations Shall worship before You. 28  For the kingdom is the LORD's, And He rules over the nations. 29  All the prosperous of the earth Shall eat and worship; All those who go down to... Continue Reading →

The Messianic King Of Psalm 22 (Fifteen)

It is written: “I will declare Your name to My brethren; In the midst of the assembly I will praise You.” (Psalm 22:22) In the midst of His suffering and death, the Psalmist prophesied that He would still bring praises to God. He had certainly died (cf. Psalm 22:15, 29). How, then, would He be... Continue Reading →

The Messianic King Of Psalm 22 (Fourteen)

It is written: “You who fear the LORD, praise Him! All you descendants of Jacob, glorify Him, And fear Him, all you offspring of Israel! 24  For He has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; Nor has He hidden His face from Him; But when He cried to Him, He heard.” (Psalm 22:23-24).... Continue Reading →

The Messianic King Of Psalm 22 (Thirteen)

It is written: “All the ends of the world Shall remember and turn to the LORD, And all the families of the nations Shall worship before You.” (Psalm 22:27) One of the reasons why the Messiah could rejoice even in His suffering was due to the knowledge that He had accomplished the vast work that... Continue Reading →

The Messianic King Of Psalm 22 (Twelve)

It is written: “Save Me from the lion's mouth And from the horns of the wild oxen! You have answered Me.” (Psalm 22:21) The 22 Psalm is not simply a prophecy about the suffering and death of the Messiah. It is a text which speaks of His difficulties, and His doubts. It eloquently speaks of... Continue Reading →

The Messianic King Of Psalm 22 (Eleven)

It is written: “I am poured out like water, And all My bones are out of joint; My heart is like wax; It has melted within Me.” (Psalm 22:14) In the twenty-second Psalm, we read a graphic description of the Messiah’s death. Doctors have catalogued the physical strain which would be present in a person... Continue Reading →

The Messianic King Of Psalm 22 (Ten)

It is written: “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me? Why are You so far from helping Me, And from the words of My groaning?” (Psalm 22:1) One of the most difficult thoughts that I have grappled with throughout my life was based upon this verse. When Jesus was being crucified, He quoted... Continue Reading →

The Messianic King Of Psalm 22 (Nine)

It is written: “They divide My garments among them, And for My clothing they cast lots.” (Psalm 22:18) The anguish of the Savior’s death was not confined to His physical suffering, but also encompassed the emotional trauma. We see here a prophecy made about Jesus’ crucifixion, culminating on the shame of nakedness that He would... Continue Reading →

The Messianic King Of Psalm 22 (Eight)

It is written: “My strength is dried up like a potsherd, And My tongue clings to My jaws; You have brought Me to the dust of death.” (Psalm 22:15) The suffering and death of the Messiah-so powerfully described in Psalm 22 a thousand years before the King was even born into this world-was terrible beyond... Continue Reading →

The Messianic King Of Psalm 22 (Seven)

It is written: “For dogs have surrounded Me; The congregation of the wicked has enclosed Me. They pierced My hands and My feet.” (Psalm 22:16) The scourging was a terrible trial that the Savior endured. Yet it was the crucifixion that was far worse by comparison. In crucifixion, there is an instrument known as a... Continue Reading →

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