Let everything praise the Lord–in gratitude–for the many blessing He has given us. The Psalms are more than just words of wisdom. They testify of Jesus Christ. They foretell of Jesus Christ. They bear powerful witness of the divine mission of Jesus Christ. Yes, the Psalms are more than just words of wisdom. Here is just a small list of how the Psalms prophesize of the Savior.
He would calm waters.
Jesus calmed winds & waves.
He would be a stranger to his people.
|John 1:11; 7:5|
Jesus’ own people did not receive or believe.
|Psalm 41:9; 55:12–14|
He would be betrayed by a friend.
|John 13:18, 21|
Jesus was betrayed by a friend.
He would suffer alone.
Jesus suffered alone.
He would be scorned and mocked.
Jesus was scorned and mocked.
Hands and feed pierced.
Jesus was crucified.
Cast lots for His clothes.
The soldiers cast lots for Christ’s clothes.
He would feel forsaken.
Jesus asks, “why hast thou forsaken me?”
He would be given vinegar for thirst.
Jesus was given vinegar for his thirst.
His bones will be protected.
None of Jesus’ bones was broken.
He would commend his spirit.
Jesus commended his spirit to the Father.
He would not see corruption of his body.
He would not see hell.
|Acts 2:31–32; 13:34–35|
The Savior’s flesh did not see corruption.
(His body was raised up in the Resurrection).