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Ten More Prophecies of Jesus

Ten additional prophecies related to Jesus' life.

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OT Prophecy

NT Fulfillment

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Seed of Isaac

(Gen 17:19) God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son ... call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant ... with his seed ... 

(Lk 3:34) Which was the son of Jacob, which was the son of Isaac, which was the son of Abraham ...

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Line of Jesse

(Isa 11:1) And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, ...

(Lk 3:23) And Jesus ... being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph ... (32) which was the son of Jesse, ...

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Presented with Gifts

(Ps 72:10) The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents: the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts. 

(Mt 2:1) Now when Jesus was born ... there came wise men from the east ... (11) when they were come ... they presented unto him gifts;gold, and frankincense, and myrrh. 

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Preceded by a Fore-runner, "Elijah"

(Mal 3:1) Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me ...

(Mal 4:5) Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD ...

(Lk 7:24) ... He ... began to speak unto the people concerning John ... (27) This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face ...

(Mt 11:14) And if ye will receive it, this is Elias, which was for to come.

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Special Anointment of the Spirit

(Isa 11:2) And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD;

(Mt 3:16-17) And Jesus, when he was baptized ... saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son ...

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Galilean Ministry

(Isa 9:1b-2) ... beyond Jordan, in Galilee of the nations. The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.

(Mt 4:13-16) ... Jesus ... departed into Galilee; and leaving Nazareth, He came ... upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet ...

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Speaks in Parables

(Ps 78:2-3) I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old: which we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us.

(Mt 13:34-35) All these things spake Jesus unto the multitude in parables ... that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet ...

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A Prophet

(De 18:15) The LORD thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; unto him ye shall hearken; 

(Mt 21:11) And the multitude said, This is Jesus the prophet of Nazareth of Galilee. (see also Acts 3:20-22).

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A Judge that Saves

(Isa 33:22) For the LORD is our judge, the LORD is our lawgiver, the LORD is our king; he will save us.

(Jn 5:30) I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge ...

(Mt 1:21) ... call His name JESUS: for He shall save His people ...

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Ministry of Miracles

(Isa 35:5-6a) Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing ...

(Mt 9:35) And Jesus went about ... healing every sickness and every disease among the people.