Series: Psalms: Making the Connections

Psalm 110: The Cosmic Throne Room

February 05, 2023 | Dr. Gary Hylander
Passage: Psalms 110:1-7

Psalm 110 is the second-most quoted psalm in the New Testament, being referenced ten times in five different books. Book 5 of the Psalms began with Psalm 107 serving as an entry point into this final book, which is followed by three Davidic psalms (Pss 108-110). These Davidic psalms serve as fresh reminders to Jews living in exile or in post exile times that the LORD is King, and keeps his promises to his people, even if a king is not currently seated on the throne in Jerusalem.

Notice that Psalm 110 lists David in the title. When Jesus was confronted by the Pharisees concerning his claims to be the Messiah, our Lord referenced this psalm, as described in Matthew 22:41-46. Notice the words LORD (Yahweh) and Lord (Adonai) in Psalm 110:1. This Lord of David is seated enthroned alongside the LORD. Who can this person be? It is our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Let’s explore this extraordinary messianic psalm together, as we ponder how it relates to the One who died for our sins, rose again, and is now seated at the right hand of the Father in heaven.

As We Consider The Irrevocable Promises Of God, Note...

• Our Messianic King. (1-3)

• Our Messianic Priest. (4-7)

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