The Royal Priest
 

The Royal Priest

Psalm 110 in Biblical Theology

New Studies in Biblical Theology

Volume 60

by Matthew H. Emadi
Series edited by D. A. Carson

The Royal Priest
paperback
  • Length: 248 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.5 × 8.5 in
  • Published: November 29, 2022
  •  Forthcoming
  • ISBN: 978-1-5140-0739-6
  • Item Code: A0739
  • Case Quantity: 44

Despite its importance in the New Testament and the priestly messianic promise identified by King David, relatively little has been written on Psalm 110 from a biblical-theological perspective.

By considering David's biblical warrant for bringing together priesthood and kingship in a single figure, Matthew Emadi shows how we are able to uncover the theological foundation on which Psalm 110 is built. He situates the psalm in Scripture's storyline, showing that Melchizedek's royal priesthood is tied to both creation and redemption.

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CONTENTS

Series preface
Author’s preface
Abbreviations
1. Introduction
2. Royal priesthood in Genesis
3. Israel’s royal priesthood and the Aaronic priesthood
4. The Davidic priest-king: Psalm 110 in Old Testament context
5. Exegesis of Psalm 110
6. Royal-priestly messianism: Psalm 110 in the intertestamental literature
7. Jesus, Psalm 110 and the Gospel of Mark
8. Psalm 110 and the Christology of Hebrews
9. Conclusion
Bibliography
Index of authors
Index of Scripture references

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Matthew Emadi is the senior pastor of Crossroads Church in Sandy, Utah. He holds a PhD in biblical studies from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and is the author of How Can I Serve My Church? in the 9Marks Church Questions series.

D. A. Carson

D. A. Carson is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois.