Christ in the Psalms

Reference in Psalms

Reference to Christ

Fulfillment in the New Testament

Psalms 2:7

The Messiah will be God's Son

Hebrews 1:5,6

Psalms 16:8-10

He will rise from the dead.

Luke 24:5-7

Psalms 22:1-21

He will experience agony on the cross

Matthew 26,27

Psalm 22:18

Evil Men cast lots for his clothing

Matthew 27:35, John 19:23,24

Psalms 22:15

He thirsts while on the cross

John 19:28

Psalms 22:22

He will declare God's name.

Hebrews 2:12

Psalms 34:20

His bones would not be broken

John 19:36,37

Psalms 40:6-8

He came to do God's will.

Hebrews 10:5-7

Psalms 41:9

His close friend would betray him.

Luke 22:48

Psalms 45:6,7

His throne will last forever

Hebrews 1:8,9

Psalms 68:18

He ascended into heaven.

Ephesians 4:8-10

Psalms 69:9

He is zealous for God

John 2:17

Psalms 69:21

He was offered vinegar for his thirst on the cross

Matthew 27:48

Psalms 89:3, 4, 35, 36

He will be a descendant of David.

Luke 1:31-33

Psalms 96:13

He will return to judge the world.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

Psalms 110:1

He is David's son and David's Lord.

Matthew 22:44

Psalms 110:4

He is the eternal priest-king.

Hebrews 6:20

Psalms 118:22

He is rejected by many but accepted by God.

1 Peter 2:7, 8

We can see by reviewing the Psalms, and looking in the New Testament, of what happened in Christ Jesus life.  We can see that  the prophesies in the Old Testament have in deed come true. Apart from Christ Jesus there is no salvation.  Will you ask Christ into your Heart today?

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