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An Outline of Psalm 110:
The Messianic Reign of Christ Our Priest/King*
(The 6 Great Advantages of Church Membership)
* This sets the tone of Christ’s reign (v. 4).
1. Christ the King at God’s Right Hand
1 The Lord said to my Lord,
“Sit at My right hand,
Till I make Your enemies Your footstool.”
Key words: Lord, sit, till, footstool
= Authority over All (1 Corinthians 15:25-28)
2. The Lordship of Christ from Zion
2 The Lord shall send the rod of
Your strength out of Zion.
Rule in the midst of Your enemies!
Key words: rod, Zion, midst
= Success Though Surrounded by the Enemy (Ephesians 1:15-23)
3. The Power of a Born-Again Membership
3 Your people shall be volunteers
In the day of Your power;
In the beauties of holiness, from the womb of the morning,
You have the dew of Your youth.
Key words: volunteer, holiness, youth
= Empowered Volunteers
4. An Eternal High Priesthood
4 The Lord has sworn
And will not relent,
“You are a priest forever
According to the order of Melchizedek.”
Key words: sworn, priest, forever
= Divine Help
5. The Protection of God at All Times
5 The Lord is at Your right hand;
He shall execute kings in the day of His wrath.
6 He shall judge among the nations,
He shall fill the places with dead bodies,
He shall execute the heads of many countries.
Key words: He, execute, wrath, judge
= Blessing or Cursing (Psalm 16:1)
6. The Triumph of Christ over Sin
7 He shall drink of the brook by the wayside;
Therefore He shall lift up the head.
Key words: drink, lift up, head