January 24 Psalm 22:12-31 (ESV) 12 Many bulls encompass me; strong bulls of Bashan surround me; 13 they open wide their mouths at me, like a ravening and roaring lion. 14 I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint; my heart is like wax; it is melted within my breast; 15 my strength … More January 24 Psalm 22:12-31
January 23 Psalm 22:1-11 (ESV) Why Have You Forsaken Me? To the choirmaster: according to The Doe of the Dawn. A Psalm of David. 22:1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning? 2 O my God, I cry by day, but … More January 23 Psalm 22:1-11
Coty Pinckney comments on Mark 12:35-37 And as Jesus taught in the temple, he said, “How can the scribes say that the Christ is the son of David? 36 David himself, in the Holy Spirit, declared, “‘The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at my right hand, until I put your enemies under your feet.’ 37 David himself calls … More Mark quotes Psalm 110
What kind of sacrifice does God desire? I will praise the name of God with a song; I will magnify him with thanksgiving. This will please the Lord more than an ox or a bull with horns and hoofs. Spurgeon comments on Psalm 69:30-31 Here he puts dishonour upon mere outward offerings by speaking of the horns and hoofs, … More Horning, Hoofing or Thanking?
In Spurgeon’s introduction to his commentary on Psalm 69 in “The Treasury of David” A Psalm of David. If any enquire, “of whom speaketh the psalmist this? of himself, or of some other man?” we would reply, “of himself, and of some other man.” Who that other is, we need not be long in discovering; … More Seeing the footprints of Jesus in Psalm 69
Luke 20:41-44 But he said to them, “How can they say that the Christ is David’s son? 42 For David himself says in the Book of Psalms, “‘The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at my right hand, 43 until I make your enemies your footstool.’ 44 David thus calls him Lord, so how is he his son?” … More Jesus- David’s son or David’s Lord?
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!
In the Treasury of David, Spurgeon quotes David Dickson on Psalm 44:6- For not in my bow do I trust, nor can my sword save me. The less confidence we have in ourselves or in anything beside God, the more evidence have we of the sincerity of our faith in God. … More How sincere is your faith?
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
Scripture Studies.com: The third affliction enumerated by Christ on the cross in this His prayer is the physical suffering of the cross. He describes the perpetrators of the suffering: “Many bulls surround me; strong bulls of Bashan encircle me. Roaring lions tearing their prey open their mouths wide against me” (vs. 12). The “bulls” and the “lions”: the priests, the scribes, … More The Cross of Jesus in Psalm 22