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Monday Morning Prophecy #55 – The Messiah Would Bring a New Covenant

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Introduction

The Old Testament prophesies that the coming Messiah would usher in a new covenant between God and his people.

Old Testament Prophecy

“I, the LORD , have called you in righteousness;
I will take hold of your hand.
I will keep you and will make you
to be a covenant for the people
and a light for the Gentiles, [Isaiah 42:6 NIV]

“The time is coming,” declares the LORD ,
“when I will make a new covenant
with the house of Israel
and with the house of Judah. [Jeremiah 31:31 NIV]

“See, I will send my messenger, who will prepare the way before me. Then suddenly the Lord you are seeking will come to his temple; the messenger of the covenant, whom you desire, will come,” says the LORD Almighty. [Malachi 3:1 NIV]

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Monday Morning Prophecy #54 – The Messiah Would Bring Light to the Gentiles

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Introduction

As surprising as it was to the Jews that their Messiah would come for both the Jews and Gentiles, it is clearly prophesied in the Old Testament that the Messiah would be a light to the Gentiles.

Old Testament Prophecy

Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the future he will honor Galilee of the Gentiles, by the way of the sea, along the Jordan-

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Monday Morning Prophecy #53 – The Messiah Would Justify Many

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Introduction

The Old Testament prophesies of the Messiah that he would come to justify many people.

Old Testament Prophecy

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]

New Testament Fulfillment

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Monday Morning Prophecy #52 – The Messiah Would Fulfill the Role of King

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Introduction

Over the last several weeks, we have looked at several roles of the Messiah including Judge, Prophet and Priest. The Old Testament also tells us that the coming Messiah would be King.

Old Testament Prophecy

The scepter will not depart from Judah,
nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet,
until he comes to whom it belongs
and the obedience of the nations is his. [Genesis 49:10 NIV]

“I see him, but not now;
I behold him, but not near.
A star will come out of Jacob;
a scepter will rise out of Israel.
He will crush the foreheads of Moab,
the skulls of all the sons of Sheth [Numbers 24:17 NIV]

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Monday Morning Prophecy #51 – The Messiah Would Fulfill the Role of Priest

Welcome to a very special Thursday edition of Monday Morning Prophecy. I know that it sounds a little odd, but when you get the opportunity to have Reggie Joiner publish an article on your site on a Monday morning, you don’t say no. 🙂 Tuesday we had the opportunity to participate in the exciting launch of the What’s In The Bible Curriculum, and Wednesday we introduced a great new resource. So, here we are….enjoy!

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Introduction

In addition to Judge and Prophet, the Old Testament also prophecies that the coming Messiah would fulfill the role of Priest.

Old Testament Prophecy

The LORD has sworn
and will not change his mind:
“You are a priest forever,
in the order of Melchizedek.” [Psalm 110:4 NIV]

Tell him this is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘Here is the man whose name is the Branch, and he will branch out from his place and build the temple of the LORD. It is he who will build the temple of the LORD , and he will be clothed with majesty and will sit and rule on his throne. And he will be a priest on his throne. And there will be harmony between the two.’ [Zechariah 6:12-13 NIV]

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