Presentation on theme: "Review of Psalm 2:1-6 First Scene on Earth: David angrily questions why enemies would think up a plot that could not succeed (vv. 1-3) Second Scene in."— Presentation transcript:
Review of Psalm 2:1-6 First Scene on Earth: David angrily questions why enemies would think up a plot that could not succeed (vv. 1-3) Second Scene in Heaven: David declares the L ORD ’s attitude toward His opponents (vv. 4- 6). The First Two of Four Scenes
Third Scene in Heaven: David quotes the Son’s claim that He holds His kingly office by divine decree (vv. 7-9). Psalm 2:7-9 Outline
“When your days are fulfilled..., I will set up your seed after you, who will come from your body, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for My name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. I will be his Father, and he shall be My son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men and with the blows of the sons of men. But My mercy shall not depart from him.... And your house and your kingdom shall be established forever before You. Your throne shall be established forever.”
Psalm 2:7 in the New Testament Beget = Bring into existence; assume the worldwide earthly throne. Acts 13:33 – His Resurrection – Proof of His Deity Romans 1:4 – “and declared to be the Son of God with power according to the Spirit of holiness by the resurrection from the dead.” Hebrews 1:5 – Son “Begotten” into a Royal Existence By His Ascension Hebrews 5:5 – Begotten into His high priestly (Melchizedekian) ministry
Revelation 2:26-27 and Psalm 2:9 Overcomers and the Kingdom “And he who overcomes, and keeps My works until the end, to him I will give power over the nations” (Rev. 2:26-27). Believers Will Share in Christ’s Victory. “He shall rule them with a rod of iron; they shall be dashed to pieces like the potter’s vessel” (Ps. 2:9).
Revelation 12:5 and Psalm 2:9 “She bore a male Child who was to rule the nations with a rod of iron” (Rev. 12:5). “She” refers to the nation of Israel, not to Mary.
Allusion to Psalm 2:9a in Revelation 19:15 Enemies At Jesus’s Second Coming John in Revelation 19:15 alludes to Psalm 2:9a: “You shall break them with a rod of iron” (MT). “Now out of His mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it He should strike the nations. And He Himself will shepherd (rule) them with a rod of iron (19:15) [LXX]. John used the verb poimanei to mean “to destroy or devastate.”
Fourth Scene on Earth: David exhorts the rebels to submit to the Son (vv. 10-12). Psalm 2:10-12 Outline 1. Perfect balance between mercy and justice 2. Framing Device O the happinesses of the man (1:1); O the happinesses of all who take refuge in Him (2:12). 3. Same word shows connection Lest He be angry, and you perish in the way (2:12). But the way of the ungodly shall perish (1:6)
The Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How of the Messianic Kingdom Who: The Messiah (Christ); Saved Jews and Gentiles What: Universal Peace, Plenty, and Health When: After the Great Tribulation and the Judgment of the Sheep and the Goats (Matt. 24-25) Where: Jerusalem (World Capital) (Is. 2) Why: To Bring Forth Universal Justice (Isa. 11) How: Accomplished Through Rod of Iron