Christ in the Psalms

March 5, 2017 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 89 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church – March 5, 2017 – Worship Service – Alan Conner

CHRIST IN THE PSALMS

Ps. 89 and David’s Dynasty

Intro

A. MESSIANIC PSALMS.

1. The book of Psalms.

2. Messianic psalms.

a. God’s Covenant with David and his Seed (Ps 89; 132).

b. The Mystery of the Incarnation (Pss 8; 40).

c. The Rejection of the Messiah (Pss 118).

d. The Betrayal of the Messiah (Pss 69; 109).

e. The Sufferings of the Messiah (Pss 22).

f. The Victory Over Death (Pss 16; 102).

g. The Messiah’s Marriage and Ministry (Pss 45; 110).

h. The Reign of the Glorious King (Pss 2; 20; 21; 45; 68; 72; 110).

B. PSALM 89 - THE LORD’S COVENANT WITH DAVID.

1. Ethan is the author.

2. The circumstances behind the psalm.

3. The outline of the psalm:

a. Joy in God’s promise to David (vv. 1-4).

b. God’s glorious character upholds His promise (vv. 5-14).

c. The blessings upon those who know the Lord (vv. 15-18).

d. God’s promises to David (vv. 19-37). MESSIANIC

  1. 20 “My servant”; “anointed him”
  2. 27 “My firstborn”, highest of the kings of the earth”
  3. 28 “My lovingkindness I will keep for him forever”
  4. 29 “Establish his SEED forever, his throne as days of heaven”
  5. 36 “his SEED shall endure forever, his throne as the sun”
  6. 37 [throne] established forever like the moon”

 e. A lament over the potential ruin of the Davidic kingdom (vv. 38-45).

f. An appeal to God (vv. 46-51).

g. Final confidence in God’s faithfulness (v. 52).

Conclusion