Who Is This King of Glory?

The title of this message is a question found in Psalm 24: “Who is this King of Glory?” In Matthew’s gospel we find Jesus asking a question of His disciples: “Who do people say that I am?” And a little later in Matthew’s gospel, Jesus is coming into the city of Jerusalem, and the crowd of people is asking: “Who is this?”

In these passages, the people called Jesus “the Christ, the Son of the living God”, “the Son of Man”, “the Son of David”, and “the Prophet”. These are all names referring to the promised Messiah. Yet, five days after His triumphant entrance into Jerusalem, most of these very same people cried out: “Crucify Him.  We have no king but Caesar; crucify Him.” 

What has happened here?  What has gone wrong? These people thought they understood Jesus, but they misunderstood Him – or, they didn’t want to understand Him.  The psalmist’s question is: “Who is this King of Glory?”  We must ask ourselves: “Do we have the right answer to that question?”


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Quo Vadis

God is always moving forward in His kingdom plans and purposes. He never moves backward. And for those who love Him, He never stops moving in our lives for His glory. But to continue moving on with God “from glory to glory” requires our living “from faith to faith”. It takes an act of faith