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With reference to Luke’s gospels, explain eight ways in which Jesus fulfilled the Old Testament prophesies about the Messiah.

      

With reference to Luke’s gospels, explain eight ways in which Jesus fulfilled the Old Testament prophesies about the Messiah.

  

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Kavungya
- During the annunciation of Jesus birth the angel gave Jesus name and said he
would be called Emmanuel as prophesied by Isaiah
- Angel Gabriel also reaffirmed Nathan’s prophecy to David that God would make
David’s descendants rule over Israel forever.
- Mary’s conception fulfils the prophesy of Isaiah that a virgin would give birth to a son.
- Jesus was born in the town of Bethlehem as Micah had prophesied.
- Herod massacre of the innocent children’s after the birth of Jesus was in
fulfillment of jeremiahs prophesy
- The baptism and the transfiguration of Jesus proved he was Gods anointed and
was reminiscent of then old testament idea of the Messiah as Gods anointed
- The old testaments prophesy of the messiah who would bring salvation to the
world came to pass as stated by Simeon in the temple.
- When Jesus taught in the synagogue in Nazareth at the beginning of his ministry,
he quoted from Isaiah 61:1-2 and said that he was the messiah Isaiah had
prophesied about.
- Through miracles Jesus shares in the suffering of human kind thus fulfilling the
prophesy of the suffering servant found in Isaiah 53:4-5.
- Jesus fulfilled the old testament prophesy of a peaceful king during the triumphant
entry when he entered Jerusalem riding on a donkey
- Jesus taught through parables as foretold by Isaiah 6 :9-10
- Jesus suffering, death and ascension fulfill the psalmist prophecy.
- Jesus fulfilled the new covenant foretold by Jeremiah during the last supper ,His
death and resurrection
Kavungya answered the question on November 18, 2022 at 13:50


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