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‘The LORD says to my Lord…’

The LORD says to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet.” Psalm 110:1 One of my earliest memories of ‘church’ (as a three or four year old boy) is standing … Continue reading

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Psalm 110

Of David. A psalm. The LORD says to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet.” The LORD will extend your mighty scepter from Zion; you will rule in the midst … Continue reading

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‘…the voice of my weeping…’ (3)

Jesus wept. Of course, his Father heard ‘the voice of his weeping’ there in Bethany when Jesus shared grief mixed with anger at the death of Lazarus, his friend. He shared the grief of Lazarus’s sisters, Mary and Martha; he … Continue reading

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‘Praise the LORD…’ (5)

‘May the glory of the LORD endure forever; may the LORD rejoice in his works— he who looks at the earth, and it trembles, who touches the mountains, and they smoke.’ Psalm 104:31, 32 If “man’s chief end is to … Continue reading

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The ‘Messianic’ Psalms

Seventeen Psalms are accepted as specifically ‘Messianic’; that is they add to our understanding of Jesus’ as the Messiah. In Psalms 8:4-8; 72:6-17; 89:3-4, 28-29, 34-36; 109:6-19; 118:22; 132:11-12, Jesus as the Christ is referred to in the third person. … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ, the Messiah, in the Psalms (6)

Here are the final five of seventeen references to Jesus as Messiah taken from the Psalms and with related New Testament references. His Betrayal – Psalm 41:9/Luke 22:48. PSALM 41:9 ‘Even my close friend, whom I trusted, he who shared … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ, the Messiah, in the Psalms (5)

Here are three more New testament references to Jesus as Messiah and related references from the Psalms. His Obedience – Psalm 40:6-8/Hebrews 10:5-7. PSALM 40:6-8 ‘Sacrifice and offering you did not desire, but my ears you have pierced; burnt offerings and … Continue reading

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