Summary: His Mighty Victory
His Mighty Victory
v. 10 "Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he hath put him to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in his hand."
1. The Victim - "It pleased the Lord."
Matthew 3 v. 17 "And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased."
Matthew 17 v. 5 "While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him."
Mark 9 v. 7 "And there was a cloud that overshadowed them: and a voice came out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him."
v. 7 "He is brought as a lamb to the slaughter"
Work of redemption involved the:-
Father who planned it - John 3 v. 16 "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."
Son who procured it or purchased it - John 3 v. 16
Holy Spirit who proclaims it - Mark 16 v. 20 "And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen."
Galatians 2 v. 20 "I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me."
(a) The Privilege of His Love - "Son of God"
(b) The Puzzle of His Love - "Loved me"
(c) The Proof of His Love - "And gave himself"
(d) The Purpose of His Love - "For me"
John 1 v. 29 "The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world."
2. The Victor - v. 9 "He shall see his seed"
John 12 v. 24 "Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit."
The cost, -"If it die"
The cause"it" -,
The compensation "bringeth forth much fruit",
His be the victor's name, who fought the fight alone;
Triumphant saints no honour claim, His conquest was their own.
"And shall prolong his days." -
Romans 4 v. 25 "Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification." "raised again"
Revelation 1 v. 18 "I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death." - "Alive forevermore"
Hebrews 7 v. 25 "Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them."
(a) His Ability - "He is able to save to the uttermost"
(b) His Accessability - "That come unto God by Him."
(c) His Availability - "Seeing He ever liveth to make intercession for them."
3. The Victory - v. 10 "And the pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in His hand"
(a) The Divine Purpose - "It pleased the Lord to bruise Him."
(b) The Divine Price - "He hath put Him to grief."
(c) The Divine Plan - "Make His soul an offering for sin."
(d) The Divine Promotion - "Prolong His days."
(e) The Divine Promise - "Pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in His hands."
Colossians 1 v. 19 - 22 "For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell; And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself; by him, I say, whether they be things in earth, or things in heaven. And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight:"
1 Corinthians 1 v. 21 - 25 "For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe. For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom: But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness; But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God. Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men."
Lamb of God, Thou now art seated, high upon Thy Father's throne,
All Thy gracious work completed, all Thy mighty victory won.