The Suffering Messiah (Psalm 22)

Songs of the Savior Series GFX_App SquareThis past weekend at Eastbrook, I continued our series, “Songs of the Savior: Psalms for Advent,” by exploring Psalm 22.

I began by walking through the three sections of the psalm, giving attention to both lament and praise in the Psalm 22. I followed this by looking at the psalm Christologically, with attention to the many New Testament references and allusions to this psalm (the most of any psalm). Finally, we explored what it looks like to utilize this psalm, typically thought of as a Good Friday psalm, within our Advent journey toward Christmas.

You can watch my message from this past weekend and follow along with the message outline below. You can also engage with the entire series here, participate in Eastbrook’s Advent devotional, or download the Eastbrook mobile app for even more opportunities to connect.

“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” (Psalm 22:1)

Lamenting God’s Distance (Psalm 22:1-11)



Lamenting Evil Opponents (Psalm 22:12-21)



Praising God for Deliverance (Psalm 22:22-31)



Jesus the Suffering and Delivered Messiah



Advent Worship of Jesus through Psalm 22


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