Monday Morning Prophecy #112 – The Messiah Would Conquer Sin and Death

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Introduction

In His death, and resurrection, the Messiah would once for all conquer sin and death.

Old Testament Prophecy

he will swallow up death forever. The Sovereign LORD will wipe away the tears from all faces; he will remove the disgrace of his people from all the earth. The LORD has spoken. [Isaiah 25:8 NIV]

"Seventy ‘sevens’ are decreed for your people and your holy city to finish transgression, to put an end to sin, to atone for wickedness, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy and to anoint the most holy. [Daniel 9:24 NIV]

"I will ransom them from the power of the grave; I will redeem them from death. Where, O death, are your plagues? Where, O grave, is your destruction? "I will have no compassion, [Hosea 13:14 NIV]

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Monday Morning Prophecy #111 – The Messiah Would Ascend to Heaven

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Introduction

Following His death and resurrection, the prophecies of the Old Testament make it clear that the Messiah would ascend to Heaven.

Old Testament Prophecy

When you ascended on high, you led captives in your train; you received gifts from men, even from the rebellious- that you, O LORD God, might dwell there [Psalm 68:18 NIV]

Who has gone up to heaven and come down? Who has gathered up the wind in the hollow of his hands? Who has wrapped up the waters in his cloak? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and the name of his son? Tell me if you know [Proverbs 30:4 NIV]

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Monday Morning Prophecy #110 – The Messiah Would Die for Our Salvation

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Introduction

The purpose of the Messiah’s coming, and eventual death, was to be the salvation of all who would believe in Him.

Old Testament Prophecy

By oppression and judgment he was taken away. And who can speak of his descendants? For he was cut off from the land of the living; for the transgression of my people he was stricken. [Isaiah 53:8 NIV]

New Testament Fulfillment

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Monday Morning Prophecy #109 – The Messiah Would Die Before the Temple in Jerusalem was Destroyed

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Introduction

In terms of timing, certain passages of the Old Testament give clues as the timing of the coming Messiah. In today’s passage, we learn the Messiah would die before the temple in Jerusalem was destroyed.

Old Testament Prophecy

After the sixty-two ‘sevens,’ the Anointed One will be cut off and will have nothing. The people of the ruler who will come will destroy the city and the sanctuary. The end will come like a flood: War will continue until the end, and desolations have been decreed. [Daniel 9:26 NIV]

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Monday Morning Prophecy #108 – The Messiah Would Be Buried in a Rich Man’s Tomb

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Introduction

There are prophecies in the Old Testament which address how the Messiah’s body would be treated following his death. In this week’s prophecy, we learn that the Messiah was to be buried in a rich man’s tomb.

Old Testament Prophecy

He was assigned a grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death, though he had done no violence, nor was any deceit in his mouth. [Isaiah 53:9 NIV]

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Monday Morning Prophecy #107 – The Messiah Would Bear the Sins of Man in His Death

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Introduction

In His death, predicted hundreds of years earlier, the Messiah would take on the sins of man.

Old Testament Prophecy

Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we considered him stricken by God, smitten by him, and afflicted. [Isaiah 53:4 NIV]

But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. [Isaiah 53:5 NIV] We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all. [Isaiah 53:6 NIV]

After the suffering of his soul, he will see the light of life and be satisfied ; by his knowledge my righteous servant will justify many, and he will bear their iniquities. [Isaiah 53:11 NIV]

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