Christ's Death March to Jerusalem and to the Cross

I. The Old Testament Points to Christ
a. Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. (John 5:39)
b. On Emmaus: "Art thou only a stranger in Jerusalem, and hast not known the things which are come to pass there in these days?"
"And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded unto them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself." (Luke 24)
c. "The Old Testament, then, promises the Lord's coming: the New Testament announces that the Lord has come." Dr. Edmund Clowney

II. The Goal of Jerusalem
a. March to Death
i. Revealed to the Twelve
ii. What did Jesus Know?
iii. Testimony of the Psalms and Isaiah

  1. Isaiah 53:7 says, "He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth."
  2. Psalm 22:7-8 says, "All who see me mock me; they hurl insults, shaking their heads: 'He trusts in the LORD; let the LORD rescue him. Let him deliver him, since he delights in him.'"
  3. Psalm 22:17-18 says, "I can count all my bones; people stare and gloat over me. They divide my garments among them and cast lots for my clothing."

III. "…they understood none of these things." (Luke 18:34)
a. Expectations
i. What kind of Savior is Christ?
ii. The hope of an Earthly Messiah

  1. "We must learn to love Divine truths Before we can understand them" Pascal
Feb 19, 2023
Sunday Service
Luke 18:31-34
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