Category Prophecy

Part III: The Ascended Son (Psalm 24)

The Psalm of the Ascension Today we celebrate Jesus’ Ascension! What a joyous occasion it must have been for the disciples who witnessed it first hand. After the Crucifixion and Resurrection, Jesus appeared to the disciples. It was then that he said to them: “This is what I told you while I was still with […]

Part II: The Glorified Son (Psalm 23)

The Psalm of the Resurrection On the first day Jesus was crucified on the Cross, revealing the self-sacrificial nature of the Triune God. As we saw in Psalm 22, Jesus took great comfort in the ‘joy set before him’ – that joy that was set before him is what we celebrate today – the third […]

Part I: The Forsaken Son (Psalm 22)

The Psalm of the Cross Today is Good Friday and on this day, 2000-odd years ago, the most famous event to ever break in to human history took place – and we can, of course, read the Gospel accounts of the crucifixion of Jesus to marvel at the sacrifice that Jesus made on the Cross for us. There […]

Where is Jesus in the Old Testament? – Mark Driscoll

Mark Driscoll, Pastor of Mars Hill Church, gives his thoughts on Jesus in the Old Testament here. “Some reading the Bible falsely think that the first three quarters of the Bible isn’t really about Jesus, and then he’s born and we start the New Testament. The truth is that the whole Bible is about Jesus, […]

Christmas – the birth of the Promised Seed

Today we celebrate the birth of God the Son as a human baby. It wasn’t just a spur of the moment thing dreamt up because the first plan went wrong – this was always Plan A – this day was the day that humanity had been yearning and longing for since the LORD Christ himself prophesied his own […]

Prophecy: Is Jesus Just a Master-Illustrator?

When Jesus was growing up he read the Old Testament Scriptures, that much is clear. But how did he view the Scriptures? Increasingly I’ve been coming across the idea that when Jesus  was reading the Old Testament he wasn’t really reading about himself as such, but rather just a general concept of ‘God’ that was […]