What was Jesus' own personal view on the nature of the Scripture as far as the divine authority of the OT? Can his view on this issue be determined through his own use of it?
Jesus felt that Isaiah was authoritative:
We also have him quoting from Deuteronomy, compared to Matt 4:4 above, so he felt that it was authoritative.
We also have the Jesus seemed to believe that Isaiah was written by only one author:
which related to
and then compare Matthew 1:22-23 with Isaiah 7:14, about the prophecy regarding the birth of Christ.
In Matt 12:1-8 we see Jesus affirming the truthfulness and reliability of 1Samuel 2:16, Exodus 25:30, Leviticus 24:5-9, Numbers 28:9-10, Hosea 6:6, Genesis 2:3.
Then we have Matt 19:1-6 where Jesus reaffirms the Genesis creation account, about God creating man and woman.
Then we have Matthew 22:41–46 where Jesus is stating that David was inspired
So by going by just one Gospel we can see that Jesus felt the OT was authoritative, at least a representative sample of the OT.
My own personal answer would be no different than the one found here:
Here are some excerpts.
He considered it to be divinely inspired:
Since He considered it to be inspired by God, He considered it authoritative.