Promises and Prophecies Relating to Jesus

Ashley S. Johnson
Promises and Prophecies Relating to Jesus

The promises and prophecies relating to the Messiah are numerous:
The intimation that the seed of the woman should bruise the serpent's head (Genesis 3:14; Romans 16:20).
The promise to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob (Genesis 12:1-3; Genesis 26:1-5; Genesis 28:10-15; Galatians 3:16; Hebrews 11:8);
the prediction of Jacob (Genesis 49:1; Hebrews 2:14; Revelation 5:15);
the prophecy of Moses (Deuteronomy 18:15; Acts 3:22);
David's prediction of his resurrection (Psalms 16:8-11; Acts 2:25-28) and triumph (Psalms 110:1-4; Acts 2:34);
Isaiah predicted that he would be born of a virgin (Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:18-25), the greatness of his kingdom (Isaiah 9:6; Luke 1:32), his humiliation and sufferings (Isaiah 53:1-10; Acts 8:30-33), and his proclamation of the acceptable year of the Lord (Isaiah 51:14; Luke 4:14-21);
the prediction of his birth place (Micah 5:2; Matthew 2:6);
the prediction of his betrayal (Zechariah 11:10-14; Matthew 27:3-10.

Article adapted from the Condensed Biblical Encyclopedia (public domain), written in 1896 by Ashley S. Johnson, founder of Johnson Bible College, was and is designed for busy people who wish to increase their knowledge of the oracles of God.