I will tell of the decree: The Lord said to me, “You are my Son; today I have begotten you. Ask of me, and I will make the nations your heritage, and the ends of the earth your possession. Psalm 2:7-8 In the Old Testament, we see picture after picture of the Messiah, the heir … More Make the nations Your heritage!
This psalm, as the last two have been, concerns specifically the Lord Jesus Christ. These three make up a trilogy of beautiful psalms concerning Christ: Psalm 22, Christ as Savior; Psalm 23, Christ as Shepherd; Psalm 24, Christ as Sovereign. This psalm begins by stating the right of sovereignty of the Lord, and consequently, the … More Christ as Sovereign Lord in Psalm 24
John Piper, in his sermon “We Have Come to Worship Him,” gives us some insight into the passage from Matthew 2 about the visit of the wise men from the east: Notice that Matthew does not tell us about the shepherds coming to visit Jesus in the stable. His focus is immediately on foreigners coming … More Come and Worship the Messiah-King
Charles H Spurgeon on Psalm 2, From The Treasury of David: Note the benediction with which the Psalm closes:—“Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.” Have we a share in this blessedness? Do we trust in him? Our faith may be slender as a spider’s thread; but if it be real, we are in our … More Charles H Spurgeon on Psalm 2