Matthew begins with an Old Testament genealogy that makes sense only to those who are familiar with the people and events to which it refers 1:
Jesus had just entered Jerusalem on the foal of a donkey. This commenced a heated debate between the Lord Jesus and the religious leaders of the nation Israel.
He then taught in pointed parables which were intended to reveal the fact that His rejection by the scribes and Pharisees was a fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy Now this was going too far!
The scribes and Pharisees became intent upon trapping Jesus in His teaching, thereby discrediting Him before the crowds They asked him about paying taxes to Caesar, a most sensitive issue vv.
The Sadducees asked a question about the resurrection vv. A lawyer asked a question about the most important commandment vv. The debate was over. Jesus had decisively won cf.
But, of course, this only solidified the opposition and brought the crisis to a head. The crucifixion was, in the minds of the religious leaders, to be their final response.
What He taught was a matter of record, in the psalm itself. The superscription named David as the author. It is unique in that it is quoted more often than another Old Testament passage.
Basically, Messianic psalms are of two types: In a typically Messianic psalm, the psalmist writes of his own experiences, but in words that go beyond his own circumstances and describe the experience of Messiah as well.
Psalm 22 is an example of a typically Messianic psalm. Such is the case in Psalm As a prophet, he speaks beyond his own understanding and experience.
He writes as the other human authors of Scripture, under the control of the Holy Spirit, yet maintaining his own unique style cf. As a poet-prophet, David spoke of future things by the use of poetic imagery.
Let us therefore be careful about the minutia and concentrate on the message of this great psalm.
The structure of the psalm has been understood in a variety of ways, but the simplest is to see a two-fold division. A Divine Oracle Our Lord’s frequent use of Psalm should therefore serve as a signal to us of the significance of this psalm.
Neither David nor any other Old Testament saint was able to outline the course of events which would bring about the fulfillment of the prophecy which he recorded. The Psalms (New York: Alba House, ), p. Related. The Use of Psalms in the New Testaments Showing the Fulfillment of the Prophecy ( words, 2 pages) During Jesus life on Earth, He quoted the Psalms many times.
He was taught the Psalms at a young age and they became an essential part of His prayer.
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The Neglected Prophecies Perhaps the most overlooked area of the Old Testament with regard to prophecy is the book of Psalms.
It's a major repository of Messianic prophecies concerning both the First and Second Advents of the Messiah. This book offers a comprehensive summary of the use of the Psalms at Qumran and in the New Testament.
For the first time this collection offers a set of studies which will offer an overview of the role and function of the Psalms in . New Testament Fulfillment.
The death of Messiah Jesus by crucifixion. There is too much information surrounding this prophecy and fulfillment to be contained here. Readers are encouraged to read the entire Psalm 22, and the areas of New Testament scripture that reflect their fulfillment.
is does show that Psalm 22 was a psalm. Messianic prophecy is the collection of over predictions (a conservative estimate) in the Old Testament about the future Messiah of the Jewish people.
These predictions were written by multiple authors, in numerous books, over approximately 1, years.