The gospel accounts emphasize the change in our Lord’s body after His resurrection. That’s right, the dime store. chapters 9, 22, & 26). The greatest problem we face as sinners is recognition of the fact that we are dead in our transgressions and sins, and are eternally lost apart from His death, burial, and resurrection. The number 42 also has significance. John 8:31-59). At … Archaeologists have found numerous “psalms” of worship which peoples of the Ancient Near East offered to pagan deities. Jonah’s “psalm” (Jonah 2:2-9), composed in the belly of the great fish, was an original work and yet his words and phrases were borrowed from the Book of Psalms.14 Countless Christians, down through the ages, have found the Psalms to speak for them and have prayed the words of a Psalm, finding them the best expression of their souls’ desires. And by night, but I have no rest. They simply have not come to recognize and act of its significance. (4) The resurrection of Christ was also a logical necessity. December 23, 2015 December 22, 2015 Guest Authors Bible, Featured, Teaching, Theology. 3:16,17; 2 Pet. Most, if not all, of the Psalms of David were written in the days when he was fleeing from Saul, not when he was sitting on the throne of the nation. Likewise, John responds very differently to the Lord in His heavenly appearances: And in the middle of the lampstands one like a son of man, clothed in a robe reaching to the feet, and girded across His breast with a golden girdle. 1. But before we begin to feel too smug allow me to suggest that many Protestant, evangelical churches are almost as ignorant when it comes to worship. Jesus said, “I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me shall live even if he dies, and everyone who lives and believes in Me shall never die. in 1971. 31:22; 5:7—v. The resurrection of our Lord from the dead should not bring comfort, but dread, to the hearts of all unbelievers. “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father, but through Me” (John 14:6). This Jesus God raised up again, to which we are all witnesses. If there is any time when men have turned to the Book of Psalms it is in their hour of deep despair and adversity. My friend, if God were enthroned upon your praises, how glorious would that throne be? in 1971. The glory of heaven is not that it will be a happy place, but that we will see God in His fullness and we will fall before Him in worship and adoration. Allow me to use one Old Testament figure to demonstrate the resurrection dimension of faith, the faith of Abraham. Bob was born and raised in a Christian home i... More. (3) The resurrection of our Lord was unique as an event which had no precedent.1 Never before had anyone been raised from the grave in such a way as to be completely transformed and thus beyond the icy fingers of death. Is it not possible that some of our unutterable feelings and desires may have been spoken by the psalmists under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit? Hopefully this is true. Thou didst create the world according to thy desire, 8 with Ps. O Lord, decider of the destinies of heaven and earth, whose word no one alters, if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you shall be saved (Rom. This was far from a resurrection faith on Abraham’s part. 4. 13:14), which is reflected in the Psalms. In heaven who is exalted? Who controls water and fire, leader of living creatures, what god is like thee? He was despised and forsaken of men, A man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; And like one from whom men hide their face, He was despised, and we did not esteem Him (Isa. While every other person there was guilty and thus could not have taken up a stone to cast at this woman, Jesus could have, and the Law would demand that He do so. In his message on the resurrection of Christ, one of Peter’s arguments was that if the Lord Jesus was indeed God, it would be impossible for God to have remained dead, to decompose in a tomb (cf. And when the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to Him who sits on the throne, to Him who lives forever and ever, the twenty-four elders will fall down before Him who sits on the throne, and will worship Him who lives forever and ever, and will cast their crown before the throne, saying, “Worthy art Thou, our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honor and power; for Thou didst create all things, and because of Thy will they existed, and were created” (Rev. 11 Leopold Sabourin, The Psalms: Their Origin and Meaning (New York: Alba House, 1970), p. 4. Why, then, are the Psalms of the Bible so widely used in worship, while the others remain only the works of antiquity, studied for their archaeological value, rather than their religious contribution to men and women today? 3 ½ is half of 7. I mean the one in Luke 2, not the one in Genesis. Abraham’s resurrection was put to its most crucial test, once again pertaining to his son. Ladies can show off their new hats and outfits. We know from Romans 8:26-27 that the Spirit of God speaks those things for us which are unutterable. Bowing his head he began to pray, repeating his recollection of the words he had heard uttered in that church so many years ago. Revelation13.net Revelation13.net: Prophecies Calendar, recent Past and Future dates -- 2021 2022 to 2025 -- New Age, Nostradamus, Bible prophecy, King James version Bible Code, and Astrology Predictions of World Events The Psalms have provided inspiration for many hymnists. 3 with Ps. One of the best sources of material on the theology of Easter is to be found in the “Easter” section of the greeting cards. At Christmas time we tend to think of the great change which took place when our Lord came to the earth in human flesh, in His incarnation as the babe in the manger in Bethlehem. A Matter of Life and Breath (Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1980), p. 24. The Psalms have been found worthy of the study and devotion of the greatest men of the centuries, and have brought comfort to those who have suffered for their faith. The psalmist pictures God as enthroned upon the praises of His people: O my God, I cry by day, but Thou dost not answer; It is my hope that you will acknowledge that worship is a dimension in your life which is of the highest priority and much in need of improvement. See this page on it. 369-73, as quoted by Bernhard Anderson, p. 29. When Saul was intercepted by Christ on his way to Damascus, he acknowledged Christ as Lord, and he came to see the ugliness of his own sins, even though they were religious and outwardly commendable in the sight of men (cf. Deborah composed a song of praise after God rescued His people (Jud. Why, then, did our Lord not condemn this woman? Our Lord has come to the earth as our Redeemer and Israel’s Messiah, but He has also returned to the Father to prepare a place for us (John 14:1-3). Jonah 2:1-9). 78), but her theology is compressed. The answer to this question is found by considering the significance of the Psalms, both in biblical times and in the history of the church through the centuries. 17 Anderson, Out of the Depths, p. x, 2, 75-76. If anyone qualifies to praise God from “out of the depths” it was Jonah, for his psalm was composed from within the belly of that great fish which God had appointed to save him (cf. Bernhard Anderson reminds us that in the liturgy of the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches, “especially where the ancient monastic usage is still preserved—the entire Psalter is recited once each week. In 1 Corinthians chapter 15, that great resurrection chapter of the New Testament, Paul argues that apart from Christ’s resurrection, we would have no hope: But if there is no resurrection of the dead, not even Christ has been raised; and if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is vain, your faith also is vain. The significance of resurrection of our Lord is first to be seen in the uniqueness of His resurrection from the dead. We say things like, "worth it's weight in gold", "the golden boy", and "the golden age". In his message at Pentecost, Peter taught that the resurrection of Christ by the Father (through the Holy Spirit) was God’s vindication of His Son, His message, and His work: “This Man, delivered up by the predetermined plan and foreknowledge of God, you nailed to a cross by the hands of godless men and put Him to death. Seventy has a sacred meaning in the Bible that is made up of the factors of two perfect numbers, seven (representing perfection) and ten (representing completeness and God's law). I will seek to demonstrate the significance of the resurrection of Christ by focusing on the uniqueness, the necessity, and the urgency of the resurrection. Ps. Whatever is on earth, going upon (its) feet, In the second place, the resurrection of our Lord has changed His response to sinners.5 All of us (sinners) find great comfort in the words of our Lord, spoken to the woman caught in the act of adultery. Here we have it in a nutshell. .--Or, rather, And His eyes are (as) a flame of fire, and upon His head many diadems--(He) having names written, and a name written which no one knows but He Himself--and clothed in a vesture dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God. 53; Heb. James 1:6-8). God is spirit; and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.” The woman said to Him, “I know that Messiah is coming (He who is called Christ); when that One comes, He will declare all things to us.” Jesus said to her, “I who speak to you am He” (John 4:21-26). And His head and His hair were white like white wool, like snow; and His eyes were like a flame of fire; and His feet were like burnished bronze, when it has been caused to glow in a furnace, and His voice was like the sound of many waters. 11-11-11. (3) The Psalms speak for us “out of the depths.” I am particularly indebted to Bernhard Anderson for this insight. Does debt affect giving in modern times in light of the Israelite tithe and slaves. These will be of particular concern to those who are not really born again Christians, and yet who falsely find the resurrection a source of hope. Martin Luther found the Psalms to be a school of prayer: “The Christian can learn to pray in the psalter, for here he can hear how the saints talk with God. Never was the altar of incense to be used for a burnt offering, a grain offering, or a drink offering (Exodus 30:9). The significance of Easter is often overlooked or distorted by churches in America. Peter argued from Psalm 16 that David could not have referred to himself, but rather to his Son, Messiah, whom God would raise from the dead. And He laid His right hand upon me, saying, “Do not be afraid; I am the first and the last, and the living One; and I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of death and of Hades” (Rev. for you were continually straying like sheep, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls (1 Peter 2:22-25). The Bible is not just one book, but an entire library, with stories, songs, poetry, letters and … Peter boldly proclaimed that while they had been responsible for the death of Christ, God had purposed to save them by His death, and had also overruled their actions by raising His Son from the grave. 4 “It is of special interest to Christians that the New Testament quotes more liberally from the Psalter than from any other Old Testament book. The resurrection was God’s proof that the Lord Jesus was Who He claimed to be: the Son of God: Who was declared with power to be the Son of God by the resurrection from the dead, according to the Spirit of holiness, Jesus Christ our Lord (Romans 1:4). It was when Saul saw his own sinfulness and Christ’s majesty and power that he was converted. 9:11-14; 1 Pet. There are several reasons why the resurrection was necessary, and we shall consider some of them below. For example, we call the 11:00 preaching hour the “worship hour.” Now while preaching should lead to worship, it often does not. And what is on high, flying with its wings.3. I once read an article with a title something like, “Israel’s Theology, Sung, not Said.” I think that is a correct assessment of the Book of Psalms in terms of its theology. I pray that you will see that the Book of Psalms can do much to improve your worship as you study it and make it a part of your devotional life. To reject the Lord Jesus as the Savior is to expect Him as Judge. Mary is known from biblical references, which are, however, too sparse to construct a coherent biography. Acts 13:29-39). Acts 2:37-41). The fire used to burn the incense was always taken from the altar of burnt offering outside the sanctuary (Leviticus 16:12). 4 with Ps. The Lord requires more than regular tithes (Amos 4:4–5) “Come to Bethel, and transgress; to Gilgal, and multiply transgression; bring your sacrifices every morning, your tithes every three days; offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving of that which is leavened, and proclaim freewill offerings, publish them; for so you love to do, O people of Israel!” declares the Lord God. 5:1-31). …”. There are psalms of lament in the Book of Job (e.g., 3:3-12, 13-19, 20-26; 7:1-10; 10:1-22). Over the years there have been some who have sought to show that the death of Christ was less noble than it is. Let me challenge you, my friend, to read the description of the resurrected Christ which the apostle John gives us in the Book of Revelation. In the Old Testament the patriarchs proclaimed their faith to the heathen by building an altar and “calling on the name of the Lord” (e.g., Gen. 12:8; 13:4; 21:33), an expression which combines the worship of the saint with his witness. I encourage you to ponder it, for it is a vow, and vows should not be taken lightly (cf. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross (Phil. 4:13). Let us take a few moments to consider these in order to stimulate our own desire to study the Psalms. The books of Jeremiah (e.g., 15:15-18; 17:14-18) and Lamentations (e.g., chaps. 14:26; Eph. . Sept. 9, 2009. Featured image: “ Simeon’s song of praise” by Rembrandt. John, with whom our Lord seemingly had the most intimate relationship, describes Him in the Book of Revelation in terms very different from those found in the Gospel of John. Thou! In fact, the psalms of the Bible are not even confined to the Book of Psalms. John 21:20), is now the One before whom John falls as a dead man. When our Lord came in human flesh, He had laid aside the outward manifestations of His splendor and glory, so that men were not attracted by His outward appearance. It is very easy to condemn the fickle crowds, who a few days before hailed Jesus as the King, and then cried out for Pilate to crucify Him, and to release Barrabas, a murderer, instead. 5:19; Col. 3:16). “Neither do I condemn you; go your way; from now on sin no more” (John 8:11). (5) The resurrection of Christ is vital because it is a necessary element of a saving faith. It is here that I feel a personal sense of inadequacy for I have come out of a tradition which has little appreciation for what is often called “liturgy.” I have known nothing of prayer books or creeds. 999, 666 upside-down. Frankly, I always felt that these were of little, if any, value. Jesus could appear and disappear at will (Luke 24:31). They will give you an idea what ancient Greek life was like in the year 500 B.C. 3 “Hymn to the Aton,” translated by John A. Wilson, Ancient Near Eastern Texts, pp. 15:1-18). Consequently, the Psalms not only speak to us, but for us. Then He began to speak to them in parables: “A man planted a vineyard and set a hedge around it, dug a place for the wine vat and built a tower.And he leased it to vinedressers and went into a far country. The significance in the event of the resurrection is intertwined with the significance of the person who was raised. It was no mere mortal who rose from the dead on that Easter morning, it was the Son of God. 9-9-09. 11:26). . The truth is that we have had it too easy. 27:46). From 1 Corinthians 14:26, Ephesians 5:19 and Colossians 3:16 we can safely infer that the singing of the Psalms was a vital part of the corporate worship experience of the church. Possible significance: the CERN LHC collider and possible Doomsday Machine was turned on again, later in 2009 in November, after initially starting up in Sept. 2008, but only running a few days before shutting down for major repairs. Allow me to give you two biblical examples of those who took the resurrection of Christ personally. Here, I wish to underscore two changes which are the result of our Lord’s resurrection. Second, we fail to properly grasp the majesty, power, and awesome holiness of the resurrected Lord as He presently is, and as He will be when we stand before Him. Job was not only righteous, but also wealthy. There are several facets of the uniquesness of the resurrection of our Lord which we shall focus on: (1) The resurrection of our Lord was unique because of His deity. Instead, they were paid off, and became a part of a conspiracy to cover up the resurrection: And when they assembled with the elders and counseled together, they gave a large sum of money to the soldiers, and said, “You are to say, ‘His disciples came by night and stole Him away while they were asleep.’ . Because of this, I challenge you to make a serious commitment as we begin our study of the Psalms. Throughout His life, Jesus had claimed to be the Son of God, for which reason the religious leaders sought to put Him to death (cf. But after due deliberation, if worship is as important as the Bible says it is then I would urge you to make a commitment before God to faithfully study the Psalms for your own personal growth as a child of God. Yet Thou art holy, Finally, one said to the other, “Do you think it would do any good to pray?” The other agreed that nothing could be lost by trying. The unusual manifestations of the Spirit caused a great crowd to gather in Jerusalem. Today Palm Sunday is celebrated one week before Easter, on the first day of Holy Week. In fact, some of that original wall is still visible in the southeast of the city. Personal faith in the resurrection of Christ is therefore necessary because it is a vital element in a faith that leads to salvation. (1:7) Gold is the standard by which we define value. Related Topics: Introductions, Arguments, Outlines, Worship (Personal), Robert L. (Bob)Deffinbaugh graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with his Th.M. We make the mental distinction between Old Testament times and the time of Christ, and rightly so. . Anderson, Out of the Depths, pp. I found a fairly good sized selection of cards on display, the vast majority of which were entirely secular. A few have thought that it was our Lord’s own folly that brought about His death. I do not urge you to make it casually or quickly. Religious poetry was not unique to the Israelites of old. Thou! Berean Study Bible who gave Himself for our sins to rescue us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, Berean Literal Bible the One having given Himself for our sins, so that He might deliver us out of the evil age having come presently, according to the will our God and Father, King James Bible Background Checks Preventing Sexual Misconduct in the Church. He tells us that the soldiers who guarded the grave in which our Lord was buried were terrified by the things which accompanied the resurrection of Christ, and were terrified by the sight of the angel, who rolled away the stone: And behold, a severe earthquake had occurred, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled away the stone and sat upon it. Since the Psalms speak for us “out of the depths” (this expression comes from the opening words of Psalm 130), we may find comfort, consolation, and the words to praise God in our darkest hours. If there are any two areas in which the church of our Lord is deficient I believe that these would be in the areas of wisdom and worship. What does the Bible say to the church, and to the individual Christian, about the role of politics in the church? Bob is a pastor/teacher and elder at Community Bible Chapel in Richardson, Texas, and has contributed many of his Bible study series for use by the Foundation. It is when we are suffering and God seems strangely absent that our attention turns to this precious book. Thou! 142:3; 43:4; 18:6; 5:7; 88:2—v. But it seems imperative that I acknowledge the Psalms to be the “Prayer Book of the people of God,”16 at least for Israel, and probably for New Testament saint as well. The initial absence of this kind of faith is apparent from Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his wife’s purity in order to save his own skin. By virtue of being God, Christ could not have been left in that tomb, dead. What does the Bible say to the church, and to the individual Christian, about the role of politics in the church? And if anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire (Rev. Neither, however, had ever prayed. When the Philippian jailer fell before Paul and Silas and asked the question, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved” (Acts 16:30), it was because these saints had responded to their persecution with praise and worship: “But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them” (Acts 16:25). 8:15; 12:47). I am convinced, however, that many of the non-Christians who attend Easter Sunday services accept the resurrection of Christ as a fact. Notes on Revelation 1:14-16. Jair, one of the Judges of Israel delineated in the Bible, had thirty sons. 5:7). 9 with Ps. 5 God has always hated sin, and has never changed in this regard. 14 “The prayer is saturated with quotations from, or reminiscences of, psalms written by David or in his age and therefore well known to pious Israelites. O Thou who art enthroned upon the praises of Israel (Ps. As God continued to work in Abraham’s life, a resurrection faith resulted. 20:13, 15). 22 For a fuller listing of these “laments” cf. . His resurrection is referred to as “the first fruits,” for there will be many who will follow after Him (1 Cor. And his appearance was like lightning, and his garment as white as snow; and the guards shook for fear of him, and became like dead men (Matthew 28:2-4). Answer: Parts of modern-day Jerusalem have been walled in since at least the age of Abraham, when the Jebusites had their city Jebus there. Kirkpatrick claims there are 93 such quotations; Delitzsch, 70. For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world; but that the world should be saved through Him” (John 3:16-17; cf. In form, both of these hymns are strikingly similar to the Psalms of our Bible. 2 I strongly encourage the reader to study this chapter in the Book of Hebrews and to note how prominent the term (or the concept of) death is. Growing up we had a record called “The Glory of … Thus we can see that the faith of the Old Testament saints was a resurrection faith. . Saul, later known as Paul, also had a personal encounter with the resurrected Christ, as recorded several times in the Book of Acts (cf. Our Lord expressed His grief at being separated from His Father on the cross by repeating the words of Psalm 22:1. The same humiliation which Isaiah foretold in his prophecy is described by Paul as history, in the life of the Lord Jesus: Who, although He existed in the form of god, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men. 2 Tim. . Ibzan, another Judge of Israel, had thirty sons and the same number of daughters (Judges 12:9). All men, cattle, and wild beasts, The second is an Egyptian hymn, sung to their sun god, Aton. It was, in fact, the whole-heartedness of David in seeking and serving God which distinguished him above his son Solomon (1 Kings 11:4). In his debate with the Pharisees He cited Psalm 110 (Matt. 1:3-4). In order to do this we must first come to appreciate the Psalms for the contribution they have made historically to the church and for what they can do in our lives. Christians today live under similar circumstances. Mary, also called St. Mary or the Virgin Mary, (flourished beginning of the Christian era), the mother of Jesus, venerated in the Christian church since the apostolic age and a favourite subject in Western art, music, and literature. In time, Joseph moved his entire family to Egypt and protected them there. The death of Christ was unique, however, because it was a part of God’s eternal plan that Christ would die as an innocent sacrificial lamb, as a substitute payment for the sins of men. (2) The resurrection of Christ was necessary to prove that Jesus Christ had accomplished what He had promised. We read about it in Luke four. “See now, I know that you are a beautiful woman; and it will come about that when the Egyptians see you, that they will say, ‘This is his wife’; and they will kill me, but they will let you live. 13:33). I might also add that it is noteworthy that virtually every Psalm which is attributed to David is a Psalm of lament. By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac; and he who had received the promises was offering up his only begotten son; it was he to whom it was said, “In Isaac your seed shall be called.” He considered that God is able to raise men even from the dead; from which he also received him back as a type (Hebrews 11:17-19). The first celebration of Palm Sunday in the Christian church is uncertain. 10 As quoted by John H. Hayes, Understanding the Psalms (Valley Forge: Judson Press, 1976), p. 5. Much of the value of the Psalms is that they speak to and for us. If God were to be seen enthroned upon the praises of our church, how glorious would He appear to men? I encourage you to ponder it, for it is a vow, and vows should not be taken lightly (cf. . I know them and love them more than any other book in the Bible.”18, A friend who was with him in his last days said: “[Bonhoeffer] always seemed to me to diffuse an atmosphere of happiness, of joy in every smallest event in life, and of deep gratitude for the mere fact that he was alive.… He was one of the very few men that I have ever met to whom his God was real and close to him.”19, It was another Russian prison camp in the same war which produced yet another student of the Psalms. Frequently there was a “Spring is Here” motif with Easter somehow associated with the coming of Spring, and the happy thought of leaving behind a dreary winter and looking forward to the fresh new life which signals the coming of Spring. I pray that it will not take tragedy and trouble to motivate our study. Hannah sang a psalm of praise to God for the gift of her son, Samuel (1 Sam. We, like the Laodicean church of the Book of Revelation, have found Christianity comfortable and we have become complacent. Then too, we must develop a particular methodology for our study to maximize its benefit to us. Mark 12 – Jesus Debates the Authorities A. Our Lord’s resurrection was the first genuine resurrection in the history of man. It is one thing to be able to praise God when we have, in our modern idiom, “had a nice day.” It is quite another to praise God when the bottom appears to have fallen out of life. And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? Allow me to draw your attention to the changes which occurred as the result of our Lord’s resurrection. Our Lord had clearly claimed to be the son of God, which was the reason why the religious leaders conspired to kill Him (cf. The author is attempting to show the future dimensions of faith, and the future to which the Old Testament saints looked forward was that which would be theirs after death. (2) The resurrection of our Lord was unique because of the death which preceded and necessitated His resurrection. Bob was born and raised in a Christian home i... More. 21:6-8; cf. My sinfulness not only made it necessary for Christ to die--it would have willingly participated in the crucifixion of Christ. During his confinement he turned his attention to the Psalms and his writings20 have benefited many students of these precious Scriptures.21. As Theodore Laetsch has said, “How many Christians have voiced their prayers in hours of extreme anguish by repeating familiar passages from Scripture or from their hymnbook!”15. The four-session DVD for the Incarnation Bible Study features Adam Hamilton guiding participants through the study. O sole god, like whom there is no other! I am reminded of Matthew’s account of the resurrection of our Lord. 7 with Ps. As you keep this information in mind, follow the links below. . And when I saw Him, I fell at His feet as a dead man. 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