Monday Morning Prophecy #74 – Kings and Rulers Would Oppose the Messiah

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Introduction

The coming Messiah was going to have some strong enemies. Indeed, the rulers and authorities of the earth would oppose Him.

Old Testament Prophecy

The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the LORD and against his Anointed One. [Psalm 2:2 NIV]

New Testament Fulfillment

But the Pharisees went out and plotted how they might kill Jesus. [Matthew 12:14 NIV]

Then the chief priests and the elders of the people assembled in the palace of the high priest, whose name was Caiaphas, and they plotted to arrest Jesus in some sly way and kill him. [Matthew 26:3-4 NIV]

The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for false evidence against Jesus so that they could put him to death. [Matthew 26:59 NIV]

Early in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people came to the decision to put Jesus to death. [Matthew 27:1 NIV]

Then the Pharisees went out and began to plot with the Herodians how they might kill Jesus. [Mark 3:6 NIV]

The chief priests and the teachers of the law heard this and began looking for a way to kill him, for they feared him, because the whole crowd was amazed at his teaching. [Mark 11:18 NIV]

But they were furious and began to discuss with one another what they might do to Jesus. [Luke 6:11 NIV]

Every day he was teaching at the temple. But the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the leaders among the people were trying to kill him. [Luke 19:47 NIV]

And Judas went to the chief priests and the officers of the temple guard and discussed with them how he might betray Jesus. [Luke 22:4 NIV]

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1 Comment

  1. Great article! God bless you!