Sermons on Psalms

Sermons on Psalms

Psalm 89

In Psalm 89 the Psalmist rejoices in the glory of the Davidic Covenant, but also laments its apparent failure in exile. What are we to do when outwardly God’s promises do not appear to be coming to fruition? We are to walk by faith, not by sight, believing that God will bring everything to pass that He has promised. We see that God was faithful even when His people were faithless in that the birth of Christ was the ultimate…

Psalm 72

Psalm 72 contains a long prayer for the King, but not just any king: The climactic Son of David, the Messiah. This King will reign in righteousness and have an everlasting kingdom that is glorious beyond comprehension. Christ is this King who has come, and we are called upon to pray that His Kingdom would come.

Psalm 45

Psalm 45 describes the Messiah as a great, victorious King given a beautiful bride. The Messiah is called “God” being anointed by God, the Father for kingship. The bride, therefore, is the people of God who are called to leave everything for the love of the bridegroom.

Psalm 2

Psalm 2 predicts the coming of Christ as the one who will rule over all the nations. Though the nations oppose His rule, He will rule over them with a rod of iron. Therefore, God laughs at the attempts of His enemies to oppose Him. Christians, therefore, ought to take comfort knowing that Christ will always conquer all of His enemies.