David in the Gospels

Margaret M. Daly-Denton

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/2003

Issue: David (Vol. 23, No 4, Fall, 2003)

The New Testament portrays Jesus as the descendant of David in a variety of ways: David is the ancestor of Jesus Messiah; he is a typological model for Jesus, establishing Jesus’ credentials for kingship; he is the inspired singer of psalms, which show most clearly how it had to be that the Christ would suffer and so enter his glory.

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