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The Fulfilled Prophecies of the Savior

Updated on October 3, 2017

Welcome. Please read my article, "The Messiah's Sacrifice: Is It Biblical?", before we go into the prophecies of the Savior. In that article the verses in the Old Testament are given which prove that his sacrifice was in no way contradictory towards any scripture. Now let's go over a few of the prophecies that have happened in the New Testament that were prophesied in the Old Testament.

A prophet like Moses (Deuteronomy 18:15-19).

In this scripture, the prophecy of a prophet "like unto Moses" is given. This has raised some controversy as it begs the question, how is this prophet like Moses? There is the matter of Moses asking to be "blotted out" for the sins of his people like we covered in my article above, but this is also explicably referenced in the New Testament:

Matthew 21:46 He is called a prophet.

Luke 24:19 Mighty in deed and word before the Almighty and all the people

John 6:14 Again, referred to as a prophet.

John 7:40 Confirmed again.

Acts 3:22 The prophecy of Moses is referenced.

A descendant of David (2 Samuel 7 12-16)

Luke 1 32-33 He sits on the throne of his father David.

Acts 15 15-16 The prophecies of Amos 9 11 is referenced.

He would be called a Nazarene (Isaiah 11 1, 53 3)

"And he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, He shall be called a Nazarene." Matthew 2 23.

The Suffering Servant (Isaiah 52-53)

Matthew 8:16-17 This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: "He took up our infirmities and bore our diseases."

Matthew 20:28 He came to serve.

Matthew 26:28 His blood.

Mark 8 31 He prophesies that he must suffer.

Acts 8:32-35 Reference to the slaughter of the lamb.

Romans 10:16 for Isaiah says, "LORD, WHO HAS BELIEVED OUR REPORT?"

Hebrews 9:28 He bears the sins of many.

1 Peter 2:21-25 Reference to the slaughter of the lamb.

He would do life-affirming, redemptive deeds (Isaiah 61 1-2).

Luke 4 17-21

"And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias. And when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written,"

"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and "recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,"

"To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.

"And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister, and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on him."

"And he began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."

He would bring in a new covenant (Jeremiah 31:31)

First see "Is The Law Done Away With?"

Matthew 26:28, Mark 14:24, Luke 22:20, and 1 Corinthians 11:25 says his blood is the beginning of the new covenant.

2 Corinthians 3:6 Made sufficient to be ministers of a new covenant.

Hebrews 8:6-13, Hebrews 9:15, and Hebrews 12:24 He is the mediator of this new covenant.

He would be called the Son of Man (Daniel 7:13-14)

Matthew 9:6 This Son of Man heals someone.

Matthew 12:8 He is lord of the Sabbath.

Matthew 16:27 He is prophesied to come back.

He would come riding on a donkey (Zechariah 9:9)

"And when they drew nigh unto Jerusalem, and were come to Bethphage, unto the mount of Olives, then sent Jesus two disciples,"

"Saying unto them, Go into the village over against you, and straightway ye shall find an ass tied, and a colt with her: loose them, and bring them unto me"

He would be preceded by a messenger. (Malachi 3:1)

Matthew 11:10 A messenger is sent.

Mark 1:2 Isaiah 40 3 is mentioned.

Luke 1:76 he shalt be called the prophet of the Highest.

He would be preceded by Elijah the prophet. (Malachi 4:5-6)

Please read this article that explains how John is come in the spirit of Elijah.

Peace and blessings, and all praises to the Most High.


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