This Is WHAT Day the Lord Has Made?
When we quote or sing “This is the day the Lord has made,” we aren’t saying that this very day, the day we are in presently, is the day the Lord has made. That is true, of course, but it isn’t what Psalm 118: 22-24 is about. Rather, something much more important is being said. Read it closely:
“The stone which the builders rejected
Has become the chief corner stone.
This is the Lord’s doing;
It is marvelous in our eyes.
This is the day which the Lord has made;
Let us rejoice and be glad in it.”
Christ is the stone rejected but made the Chief Cornerstone (1 Peter 2:7).
Three truths are stated about this exaltation of Christ:
1. His exaltation is the Lord’s doing,
2. It is marvelous in our eyes, and,
3. It introduces a day or period we should rejoice and be glad in.
It is the period or day of Christ’s exaltation that moves us from sadness to joy — this God-initiated, marvelous era following Christ’s humiliation. The God/Man Christ Jesus our Lord has taken His rightful place as the Cornerstone of the temple of God, His church.
Take time right now to rejoice and be glad in THIS day!