Jesus fulfills dozens of Old Testament prophecies, showing that Jesus is consistent with the Jewish Messiah. The New Testament continues to explain Who He is.
Day One: Messianic Prophecies
By some counts, there are over 300 messianic prophecies in the Old Testament. That's why in the New Testament we often find statements like this: "These things happened so that the scripture would be fulfilled"...
For more, see: "Was the story of Jesus written to seemingly fulfill Old Testament prophecies?"
Day Two: Christ's Coming
There are many Old Testament prophecies about Jesus Christ. Some interpreters place the number of Messianic prophecies in the hundreds. The following are those that are considered the clearest and most important...
For more, see: "Does the Old Testament truly predict a second advent of the Messiah?"
Day Three: The Virgin Birth
The doctrine of the virgin birth is crucially important. First, let's look at how Scripture describes the event. In response to Mary's question, "How will this be?"...
For more, see: "A Rod of Jesse, born of a Virgin"
Day Four: Jesus' Genealogies
Jesus' genealogy is given in two places in Scripture: Matthew 1 and Luke 3:23-38. Matthew traces the genealogy from Jesus to Abraham. Luke traces the genealogy from Jesus to Adam...
For more, see: "How do Jesus' two genealogies show He is the Messiah?"
Day Five: Lower than the Angels
Psalm 8:5 is a prophecy about Jesus Christ. As the psalmist reflects on the glory of the Lord, his mind turns to the greatness of God's creation. He also begins to think about man and asks this question in Psalm 8:4...
Day Six: The Keys of the Kingdom
Keys are a symbol of control. Keys keep people in or out. If they do not have a key to a lock, they cannot enter or exit. Keys grant the holder access to interiors and their contents, and in ancient times the wearing of large keys was a mark of status in the community...
For more, see: "Why are both Jesus and Satan referred to as the morning star?"
Day Seven: Jesus' Tattoo
In John's vision of the Battle of Armageddon, he sees Jesus riding from heaven on a white horse, waging war against the beast's evil forces. Revelation 19:16 includes this description of Jesus...
Day Eight: Unheard Words
There are a number of times in the Gospels when Jesus' words are quoted or His actions are described during times that He was alone. For example, when Jesus was in the desert for forty days or praying in the Garden at Gethsemane...
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