Some of the Old Testament Prophecies Fulfilled in Christ 
  • As the Son of God: Psalms 2:7

  • Fulfilled: Luke 1:30-33 and John 3:16
  • As the seed of Abraham: Genesis 17:7; 22:18

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 1:1
  • As the seed of Isaac: Genesis 17:19

  • Fulfilled: Luke 3:34
  • As the seed of David: Jeremiah 23:5

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 1:1 and Acts 2:29-30
     
  • His being born a virgin: Isaiah 7:14

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 1:22-23
     
  • His being born in Bethlehem of Judea: Micah 5:2

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 2:1
  • His being preceded : ... Isaiah 40:3; Malachi 3:1

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 3:1-3
     
  • His being a Prophet like to Moses:Deuteronomy 18:1518
Fulfilled:Ac 3:20-22
  • His being a Priest after the order of Melchizedek: Psalms 110:4
Fulfilled: Hebrews 5:5-6
  • His ministry commencing in Galilee: Isaiah 9:1-2

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 4:12-23
  • His entering publicly into Jerusalem: Zechariah 9:9 

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 21:1-5
  • His being rejected by his brethren: Psalms 69:8

  • Fulfilled: John 1:11
Prophesies About the Death of Christ
  • His being betrayed by a friend: Psalms 41:9

  • Fulfilled: John 13:18-26
  • His disciples forsaking him: Zechariah 13:7

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 26:31;56
  • His being sold for thirty pieces silver:Zechariah 11:12

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 26:15
  • His sufferings being for others: Isaiah 53:4-6

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 20:28
  • His silence under suffering: Isaiah 53:7 

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 27:12-14
  • His being smitten on the cheek: Micah 5:1

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 27:30
  • His being spit on and scourged: Isaiah 50:6

  • Fulfilled: Mark 14:65
  • His being forsaken by God: Psalms 22:1

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 27:46
  • His being mocked: Psalms 22:7-8

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 27:39-44
  • Gall and vinegar being given him to drink: Psalms 69:21

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 27:34
  • His garments being parted, and lots cast for his vesture: Psalms 22:18

  • Fulfilled: Matthew 27:35
  • His being numbered with the transgressors: Isaiah 53:12

  • Fulfilled: Mark 15:28
  • That a bone of him should not be broken: Psalms 34:20

  • Fulfilled: John 19:32-36
  • His being pierced: Zechariah 12:10

  • Fulfilled: John 19:34
Concerning the Kingdom/Church
  • His being the chief corner-stone of the Church: Isaiah 28:16

  • Fulfilled: 1Peter 2:5-9
  • The New Covenant: Jeremiah 31:31-34
Fulfilled: Matthew 26:28
  • The Kingdom: Daniel 2:44 and 7:13-14
Fulfilled: Matthew 16:18 and Colossians 1:13-18 The reason prophesies fulfilled are so important is the fact that they were made 100ís of years prior to them happening. This is evidence in proving the Omniscience of God. Studying how the Old Law points to the New shows that the Jews should have been prepared for the coming of the Lord.

Hebrews 1:1-2 "God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds."
 

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