Resurrection as the End of History: A Reflection on Psalm 42

Facing the weight of the cross, Jesus was so troubled in spirit that he nearly died. In fear and grief, he turned to God in prayer and sang a cosmic lament as he waited for deliverance. However, just like in this psalm, even death did not bring him deliverance. “Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation.” Death is not the end of history: resurrection is.