Monday Morning Prophecy #103 – The Messiah Would Freely Lay Down His Life

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Introduction

The Messiah would not go to his death kicking and screaming. The prophecies of the Old Testament make it clear that He would willingly lay down His life for those who would put their faith in Him.

Old Testament Prophecy

Therefore I will give him a portion among the great, and he will divide the spoils with the strong, because he poured out his life unto death, and was numbered with the transgressors. For he bore the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors. [Isaiah 53:12 NIV]

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Monday Morning Prophecy #102 – The Messiah’s Heart Would Be Broken

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Introduction

The Old Testament prophecy is not limited to physical things that would happen to the Messiah. It also addresses the emotions of the coming Messiah.

Old Testament Prophecy

Scorn has broken my heart and has left me helpless; I looked for sympathy, but there was none, for comforters, but I found none. [Psalm 69:20 NIV]

New Testament Fulfillment

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Monday Morning Prophecy #101 – The Messiah Would Be Pierced

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Introduction

Last week we saw that the Messiah’s bones would not be broken. However, the Old Testament prophecy does tell us that the Messiah would be pierced.

Old Testament Prophecy

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]

"And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication. They will look on me, the one they have pierced, and they will mourn for him as one mourns for an only child, and grieve bitterly for him as one grieves for a firstborn son. [Zechariah 12:10 NIV]

Dogs have surrounded me; a band of evil men has encircled me, they have pierced my hands and my feet [Psalm 22:16 NIV]

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Monday Morning Prophecy #100 – The Messiah Bones Would Not Be Broken

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Introduction

In crucifixion, it was common for people’s bones to be broken to hasten the process. However, the Old Testament predicts that the Messiah’s bones would not be broken.

Old Testament Prophecy

"It must be eaten inside one house; take none of the meat outside the house. Do not break any of the bones. [Exodus 12:46 NIV]

They must not leave any of it till morning or break any of its bones. When they celebrate the Passover, they must follow all the regulations. [Numbers 9:12 NIV]

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Monday Morning Prophecy #99 – The Sky Would Be Blackened During the Messiah’s Crucifixion

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Introduction

in a very specific prophecy about the day of the crucifixion of the Messiah, the Old Testament warns that the sky would go dark during the crucifixion.

Old Testament Prophecy

"In that day," declares the Sovereign LORD , "I will make the sun go down at noon and darken the earth in broad daylight. [Amos 8:9 NIV]

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Monday Morning Prophecy #98 – The Messiah Would Commend His Spirit to God

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Introduction

In the Old Testament, we are told that the Messiah would commend His Spirit to God.

Old Testament Prophecy

Into your hands I commit my spirit; redeem me, O LORD , the God of truth. [Psalm 31:5 NIV]

New Testament Fulfillment

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