Bible Miracles: Prophecies Regarding Messiah

Jesus Christ The Messiah
The Bible prophesied in the Book of Daniel about the coming of the Messiah before the temple’s demise. The Old Testament proclaimed He would be born in Bethlehem to a virgin, be betrayed for 30 pieces of silver, die by crucifixion, and be buried in a rich man’s tomb. There was only one person who fits all of the messianic prophecies of the Old Testament who lived before A.D. 70: Jesus of Nazareth, the Son of Mary. Even though these prophecies were written by several different men over many years, they were all divinely fulfilled.

Daniel 9:25: “Know therefore and understand, That from the going forth of the command. To restore and build Jerusalem Until Messiah the Prince, There shall be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks; The street shall be built again, and the wall, Even in troublesome times. NKJV

Micah 5:2: But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Though you are little among the thousands of Judah, Yet out of you shall come forth to Me The One to be Ruler in Israel, Whose goings forth are from of old, From everlasting. NKJV

Isaiah 7:14: Therefore, the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel. NKJV

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PROPHECY: Isaiah 53:3: He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not.  ESV

FULFILLMENT: John 1:10-11:  He was in the world, and the world was made through him, yet the world did not know him. He came to his own, and his own people did not receive him.  ESV

PROPHECY: Psalm 41:9: Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me. KJV

FULFILLMENT: Mark 14:10:  Then Judas Iscariot, who was one of the twelve, went to the chief priests in order to betray him to them. ESV

PROPHECY: Zechariah 11:12: And I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my price; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver. KJV

FULFILLMENT: Matthew 26:14: Then one of the Twelve – the one called Judas Iscariot – went to the chief priests and asked, ‘What are you willing to give me if I hand him over to you?’ So they counted out for him thirty silver coins. NIV

PROPHECY: Isaiah 53:7: He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and like a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he opened not his mouth. ESV

FULFILLMENT: Mark 15:5: But Jesus made no further answer, so that Pilate was amazed. ESV

Prophecy: Psalm 22:1-2 says, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from the words of my groaning? O my God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer, by night, and am not silent.”

FULFILLMENT: Matthew 27:46 says, “About the ninth hour, Jesus cried out in a loud voice, ‘Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?’ – which means, ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?'”

PROPHECY: Psalm 22:7-8: All those who see Me ridicule Me; They shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying, “He trusted in the Lord, let Him rescue Him. Let Him deliver Him, since He delights in Him! NKJV

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FULFILLMENT: Matthew 27:41-44: “In the same way the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders mocked him. ‘He saved others,’ they said, ‘but he can’t save himself! He’s the King of Israel! Let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in him. He trusts in God. Let God rescue him now if he wants him, for he said, I am the Son of God.’ In the same way the robbers who were crucified with him also heaped insults on him.”

PROPHECY: Psalm 22:17-18: I can count all My bones. They look and stare at Me. They divide My garments among them, And for My clothing, they cast lots. NKJV

FULFILLMENT: John 19:23: Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments and made four parts, to each soldier a part, and also the tunic. Now the tunic was without seam, woven from the top in one piece.  NKJV


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