Messiah, Spirit


Jesus is the promised Messiah, the King who reigns on David’s throne, and the anointed Son of God Psalm 2:1-9.

The second Psalm portrays the ideal king of Israel who is destined to sit on the throne of David. It identifies him as “Yahweh’s anointed,” “my king upon holy Zion,” and as “my son.” His enthronement marks “the day that Yahweh has begotten you.” His is the Messiah, the “anointed one” appointed by Yahweh to rule over the “nations.”

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Gospel, Messiah, Reign of Christ

“All Authority is Given to Me”

The New Testament declares that Jesus has reigned sovereign over the Cosmos since his death and resurrection, as counterintuitive as this may be. Jesus declared this very thing to his disciples after he rose from the dead:

 “And Jesus came to them and spoke to them, saying, All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I commanded you: and, behold, I am with you always, even unto the end of the age” (Matthew 28:18-20). Continue reading ““All Authority is Given to Me””