Psalm 22 And The Cross: Or, One Reason So Many of the First Christians Were Jews

Psalm 22 And The Cross: Or, One Reason So Many of the First Christians Were Jews

by Anthony Horvath
     
 

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A great deal of commentary has concerned itself with the abandonment of Jesus, by God, on the cross, inspired by Jesus' cry, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" In point of fact, Jesus was handing out a Bible reference for his persecutors- and followers- to look into, because as it happens these are the first words of Psalm 22. When one goes through this…  See more details below

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A great deal of commentary has concerned itself with the abandonment of Jesus, by God, on the cross, inspired by Jesus' cry, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" In point of fact, Jesus was handing out a Bible reference for his persecutors- and followers- to look into, because as it happens these are the first words of Psalm 22. When one goes through this Psalm of David, written hundreds and hundreds of years before Jesus was crucified, one is struck by the similarities in the Psalm to the events surrounding Jesus' death. And resurrection? You decide.

This is a short essay that covers a lot of ground but is not intended to be regarded as scholarly. Indeed, it can be found in full elsewhere on the web.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014004824
Publisher:
Athanatos Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/28/2012
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
118 KB

Meet the Author

Anthony Horvath is an author, apologist, and former teacher. www.sntjohnny.com

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