Posts Tagged "Messiah"

Monday Morning Prophecy #65 – The Messiah Would Not Judge Based On Outward Things

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Introduction

God does not judge people based on outward appearance but by what is on the inside. This is clear in the story of God’s selection of David. The Old Testament tells us that the Messiah would not judge people based on their outward appearance either.

Old Testament Prophecy

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Monday Morning Prophecy #64 – The Messiah Would Desire to Do God’s Will

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Introduction

The Messiah’s purpose on earth was made clear in the Old Testament. He would come to do the will of God.

Old Testament Prophecy

Then I said, “Here I am, I have come-
it is written about me in the scroll.

I desire to do your will, O my God;
your law is within my heart.” [Psalm 40:7-8 NIV]

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Monday Morning Prophecy #63 – The Messiah Would Have Complete Authority

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Introduction

The Old Testament prophesies, and the New Testament confirms, that the Messiah would have complete authority from God.

Old Testament Prophecy

Ask of me,
and I will make the nations your inheritance,
the ends of the earth your possession. [Psalm 2:8 NIV]
You made him ruler over the works of your hands;
you put everything under his feet: [Psalm 8:6 NIV]

New Testament Fulfillment

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Monday Morning Prophecy #62 – The Messiah Would Be Called the Son of God

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Introduction

We all know Jesus as the Son of God. That title was prophesied in the Old Testament thousands of years prior to his birth.

Old Testament Prophecy

He is the one who will build a house for my Name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. I will be his father, and he will be my son. When he does wrong, I will punish him with the rod of men, with floggings inflicted by men. [2 Samuel 7:13-14 NIV]

I will be his father, and he will be my son. I will never take my love away from him, as I took it away from your predecessor. I will set him over my house and my kingdom forever; his throne will be established forever.'” [1 Chronicles 17:13-14 NIV]

I will proclaim the decree of the LORD :
He said to me, “You are my Son;
today I have become your Father. [Psalm 2:7 NIV]

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Monday Morning Prophecy #61 – The Messiah Would be a Shepherd to his people

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Introduction

A couple of weeks ago, we looked at the prophecy that the Messiah would become a sacrificial lamb. This week, we will examine the prophecy that the Messiah would also be a shepherd to his people.

Old Testament Prophecy

He tends his flock like a shepherd:
He gathers the lambs in his arms
and carries them close to his heart;
he gently leads those that have young. [Isaiah 40:11 NIV]

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