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May 18


Q: What scriptures prophesy of Jesus and which ones show the fulfillment of those prophecies?

A: Below is a list of Old Testament prophecies that speak of the promised Messiah, followed by the scripture texts which show Jesus has fulfilled them. We trust this will help clarify that Jesus is the foretold Messiah:

He came from the seed of a woman: Genesis 3:15—Galatians 4:4

He was a descendant of Abraham: Genesis 12:3—Matthew 1:1

He was a descendant of Isaac: Genesis 17:19—Luke 3:34

He was a descendant of Jacob: Numbers 24:17—Matthew 1:2-16

He was from the tribe of Judah: Genesis 49:10—Luke 3:23-33

He was heir to the throne of David: Isaiah 9:7—Luke 1:32-33

He was anointed and eternal: Psalms 45:6-7, 102:25-27—Hebrews 1:8-12

He was born in Bethlehem: Micah 5:2—Luke 2:4-5, 7

The exact time for His birth: Daniel 9:25—Luke 2:1-2

He was to be born of a virgin: Isaiah 7:14—Luke 1:26-27, 30-31

His flight to Egypt: Hosea 11:1—Matthew 2:14-15

The way was prepared: Isaiah 40:3-5—Luke 3:3-6

He was declared Son of God: Psalm 2:7—Matthew 3:17

His Galilean ministry: Isaiah 9:1-2—Matthew 4:13-16

He spoke in parables:  Psalm 78:2-4—Matthew13:34-35

He was a prophet: Deuteronomy 18:15—Acts 3:20, 22

He was rejected by His own people: Isaiah 53:3—John 1:11; Luke 23:18
 
He was a priest after the order of Melchizedek: Psalm 110:4—Hebrews 5:5-6

He had a triumphal entry: Zechariah 9:9—Mark 11:7, 9, 11

He was betrayed by close friend: Psalm 41:9—Luke 22:47-48

He was betrayed for 30 pieces of silver: Zechariah 11:12—Matthew 26:15

He was accused by false witnesses: Psalm 35:11—Mark 14:57-58

He was silent to accusations: Isaiah 53:7—Mark 15:4-5

He was spat on and struck: Isaiah 50:6—Matthew 26:67

He was our substitutionary sacrifice: Isaiah 53:5—Romans 5:6, 8

He was crucified by malefactors: Isaiah 53:12—Mark 15:27-28

He was pierced through hands and feet: Zechariah 12:10—John 20:27

He was sneered at and mocked: Psalm 22:7-8—Luke 23:35

He prayed for His enemies: Psalm 109:4—Luke 23:34

Soldiers gambled for His clothing: Psalm 22:17-18—Matthew 27:35-36

He was forsaken by God: Psalm 22:1—Matthew 27:46

None of His bones were broken: Psalm 34:20—John 19:32-33, 36

His side was pierced: Zechariah 12:10—John 19:34

He was buried with the rich: Isaiah 53:9—Matthew27:57-60

He was to be resurrected: Psalms 16:10, 49:15—Mark 16:6-7

He ascended to God’s right hand: Psalm 68:18—Mark 16:19; Ephesians 4:8