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Name

In Hebrew, "Yeshua;" in Latin, "Jesus." Also called "The Annointed One," which is the equivalent of "Messiah" in Hebrew, and the equivalent of "Christ" in Greek.

Qualifications

Fulfillment of over 300 Messianic prophecies in the Tenakh, the Old Covenant (Jeremiah 31:31-37), the Jewish Bible. A small sampling is provided here.

  • Descendant of Abraham, as predicted.
    • Prediction-Genesis 12:7, 13:15, 15:18, 17:7-10, 23:7.
    • Fulfilled-Galatians 3:16.
  • From the tribe of Judah, as predicted.
    • Prediction-Genesis 49:10.
    • Fulfilled-Matthew 1:2-16.
  • Descended from Jesse, as foretold.
    • Prediction-Isaiah 11:1-2, 10.
    • Fulfilled-Luke 3:23, 32.
  • From the Lineage of King David, as predicted.
    • Prediction-Isaiah 9:7, Psalm 110:1.
    • Fulfilled-Matthew 22:41-46, Luke 3:23,31.
  • Born in Bethlehem, as predicted by Micah the prophet.
    • Prediction-Micah 5:2.
    • Fulfilled-Luke 2:1-7.
  • Born of a virgin, as predicted by Isaiah the prophet.
    • Prediction-Isaiah 7:14.
    • Fulfilled-Matthew 1:18-23.
  • Rode a donkey into Jerusalem, as Zechariah predicted.
    • Prediction-Zechariah 9:9.
    • Fulfilled-Matthew 21:1-11.
  • Was betrayed for 30 pieces of silver, as Zechariah the prophet foretold.
    • Prediction-Zechariah 11:12.
    • Fulfilled-Matthew 26:14-16.
  • Would be pierced, as Zechariah and Isaiah predicted.
    • Prediction-Zechariah 12:10, Isaiah 53:5.
    • Fulfilled-Matthew 27:38, John 19:31-34.
  • Became a sacrifice for erasing the sins of others, as Isaiah foretold.
    • Prediction-Isaiah 53:5-7.
    • Fulfilled-I Corinthians 5:7, II Corinthians 5:21.

Special skills

Ability to erase and forgive all sins committed by human beings (Isaiah 53:56, II Corinthians 5:21).

Position desired

King, Savior, and Lord of your life (Isaiah 9:6-7; Matthew 6:33, 11:28-29).

References

  • John the Baptist who came in the Spirit of Elijah and was the son of a Levitical priest (Malachi 3:1; Luke 1:5,8,17).
  • Multiple prophets and writers of the Tenakh who predicted His life and ministry.
    • Moses (Genesis 49:10, Deuteronomy 18:15).
    • Isaiah (Isaiah 53, 9:6-7).
    • Micah (Micah 5:2).
    • Zechariah (Zechariah 9:9, 11:12, 12:10).
    • Daniel (Daniel 9:25-26).

Method of contact

Earnest and sincere prayer (Jeremiah 29:11-13, John 14:13).

Experience

Over three years of ministry in Israel starting about 26 C.E. Also, co-creator of the universe (Genesis 1:26, Micah 5:2, John 1:1-3).


 


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