Prophet, Priest, and King Pt 1
Point 1: Jesus the Prophet points us to the Psalms.
Fulfillments of Psalm 22 in Luke 23:32-38:
- Jesus cries out the words of the Psalmist (Matt 27:46).
- “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning?” (Ps 22:1)
- Jesus praises God in the midst of the people.
- “I will tell of your name to my brothers; in the midst of the congregation I will praise you.” (Ps 22:22)
- Jesus’ hands and feet are pierced by pagans.
- “For dogs encompass me; a company of evildoers encircles me; they have pierced my hands and feet…” (Ps 22:16)
- Jesus’ garments are gambled over.
- “…they divide my garments among them, and for my clothing they cast lots…” (Ps 22:18)
- Jesus is mocked and scorned by the onlookers.
- “But I am a worm and not a man, scorned by mankind and despised by the people. All who see me mock me; they make mouths at me; they wag their heads; ‘He trusts in the Lord; let him deliver him; let him rescue him, for he delights in him!'” (Ps 22:6-8)
- Jesus is offered sour wine for his thirst.
- “…my strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue sticks to my jaws…” (Ps 22:15)
Scripture Cross References: Revelation 1:15; Mark 15:39; Psalm 34:20; John 19:36; Mark 15:24-25; Matthew 27:45-46; Luke 2:34; 24:21; 22:22; 37; 24:25; Psalm 22; John 19:28; 35-37