How do we know that the Bible is the Word of God and not the Qur’an, the Book of Mormon, etc.?

The question of which (if any) religious text is the true word of God is of utmost importance. To avoid circular reasoning, the first question we must ask is: how would we know if God communicated in the first place? Well, God would have to communicate in a manner that people could understand, but that also means that people could make up their own messages and simply claim that they came from God. So, it seems reasonable to think that if God wanted to authenticate His communication He would have to verify it in a manner that could not be duplicated by mere humans – in other words, by miracles. This narrows the field considerably.

Beyond the evidence for the Bible’s correctness (manuscript evidence) and its historicity (archeological evidence), the most important evidence is that of its inspiration. The real determination of the Bible’s claim to absolute inspired truth is in its supernatural evidence, including prophecy. God used prophets to speak and write down His Word and God uses miracles like fulfilled prophecy to authenticate His messengers. For example, inGenesis 12:7, God promises that the land of Israel was to be for Abraham and his descendants. In 1948 Israel was returned back to the Jewish people for the second time in history. This may not seem so astonishing until you realize that no nation in the history of the world has been scattered from its homeland and returned! Israel has done it twice. The book of Daniel predicts with accuracy the coming of the four great kingdoms from Babylon, to Medo-Persia, to Greece, to Rome centuries before some of those kingdoms came on the scene (a time span of over 1,000 years!) with details concerning how they would rule and be broken. This includes the reigns of Alexander the Great and Antiochus Epiphanies.

In Ezekiel 26 we can see in astonishing detail how the city of Tyre was to be destroyed, how it would be torn down, and how its debris would be thrown into the sea. When Alexander the Great marched on that area, he encountered a group of people holed up in a tower on an island off the coast near there. He could not cross the sea, so he could not fight those in the tower. Rather than wait them out, the proud conqueror had his army throw stones into the sea to build a land bridge to the tower. It worked. His army crossed the sea and overthrew the occupants of the stronghold. But where did he get so much stone? The rocks that were used for the land bridge were the leftover rubble from the city of Tyre . . . its stones cast into the sea!

There are so many prophecies concerning Christ (over 270!) that it would take more than a few screens worth of space to list them all. Further, Jesus would have had no control over many of them such as His birthplace or time of birth. Second, the odds of one man accidentally fulfilling even 16 of these are 1 in 10^45. How many is that? For comparison, there are less than 10^82 atoms in the entire universe! And Jesus, who affirmed the Bible as the Word of God, proved His reliability and deity by His resurrection (an historical fact not easily ignored).

Now consider the Quran – its author, Muhammad, performed no miracles to back up his message (even when he was asked to by his followers – Sura 17:91-95; 29:47-51). Only in much later tradition (the Hadith) do any alleged miracles even show up and these are all quite fanciful (like Muhammad cutting the moon in half) and have zero reliable testimony to back them up. Further, the Quran makes clear historical errors. Muslims believe the Bible is inspired but with some errors from editing (Sura 2:136 as well as Suras 13, 16, 17, 20, 21, 23, 25). The question they cannot adequately answer is: “When was the Bible corrupted?” If they say before 600 A.D. then how can the Quran admonish believers to read it? If they claim it was after 600 A.D., then they have jumped out of the frying pan and into the fire, for we have absolutely no doubt as to the accuracy of biblical manuscripts from at least the 3rd century forward. Even if Christianity were false, the Quran still has an insurmountable problem because it makes judgments against Christians for believing things that they do not (nor have they ever) believed. For example, the Quran teaches that Christians believe the Trinity is the Father, the Mother (Mary), and the Son (Sura 5:73-75, 116), and the Quran also teaches that Christians believe that God had sex with Mary to have a son (Suras 2:116; 6:100-101; 10:68; 16:57; 19:35; 23:91; 37:149-151; 43:16-19). If the Quran is really from God, then it should at least be able to accurately report what Christians believe.

Joseph Smith, the author of the Book of Mormon, tried to do some miracles such as prophecy (a test for a true prophet in Deuteronomy 18:21-22) but failed several times. He foretold of Christ’s second coming in History of the Church (HC) 2:382. Joseph Smith preached that the coming of the Lord would be in 56 years (about 1891). The second coming did not occur in 1891, and the Mormon Church does not claim that it did. Nor has it occurred since. He also prophesied that several cities would be destroyed in Doctrine and Covenants (D&C) 84:114-115. New York, Albany and Boston were to be destroyed if they rejected the gospel according to Smith. Joseph Smith himself went to New York, Albany, and Boston and preached there. These cities did not accept his gospel, yet they have not been destroyed. Another famous false prophecy of Joseph Smith was his “END OF ALL NATIONS” in D&C 87 concerning the rebellion of South Carolina in the war between the states. The South was supposed to call on Great Britain for aid, and as a result war would be poured out upon all nations; slaves would revolt; the inhabitants of the earth would mourn; famine, plague, earthquake, thunder, lightning, and a full end of all nations would result. The South finally did revolt in 1861, but the slaves did not rise up, war was not poured out upon all nations, there was no worldwide famine, plague, earthquake, etc., and there was no resulting “end of all nations.”

The Bible so far outshines every competing source for being God’s revelation that if it is not God’s Word, it would seem impossible to choose among the leftovers. If the Bible is not God’s Word, then we have been left with no clear criteria by which to know what might be.

Source:GotQuestions.org

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Prophecies Fulfilled by Jesus Part III

Another 100 amazing prophecies fulfilled by Jesus

1. Isa. 50:6 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:30 (He was spat upon)
2. Isa. 52:7 Fulfilled in Luke 4:14-15 (To publish good tidings of peace)
3. Isa. 52:13 Fulfilled in Acts 1:8-11Eph. 1:19-22 (The Servant exalted)
4. Isa. 52:13 Fulfilled in Mt. 17:5Phil. 2:5-8 (Behold, My Servant)
5. Isa. 52:14 Fulfilled in Luke 18:31-34Mt. 26:67-68 (The Servant shockingly abused)
6. Isa. 52:15 Fulfilled in Rom. 15:18-21 (Nations startled by message of the Servant)
7. Isa. 52:15 Fulfilled in Rev. 1:5 (The sprinkling and shedding His blood to make intersession for all)
8. Isa. 53:1 Fulfilled in John 12:37-38 (His people would not believe Him)
9. Isa. 53:2 Fulfilled in Luke 2:7 (He would grow up in a poor family)
10. Isa. 53:2 Fulfilled in Phil. 2:7-8 (Appearance of an ordinary man)
11. Isa. 53:3 Fulfilled in Luke 4:28-29 (Despised)
12. Isa. 53:3 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:21-23 (Rejected)
13. Isa. 53:3 Fulfilled in Luke 19:41-42 (Great sorrow and grief)
14. Isa. 53:3 Fulfilled in Mark 14:50-52 (Men hide from being associated with Him)
15. Isa. 53:4 Fulfilled in Luke 6:17-19 (He would have a healing ministry)
16. Isa. 53:4 Fulfilled in 1 Pet. 2:24 (He would bear the sins of the world)
17. Isa. 53:4 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:41-43 (Thought to be cursed by God)
18. Isa. 53:5 Fulfilled in Luke 23:33 (Bears penalty for mankind’s transgressions)
19. Isa. 53:5 Fulfilled in Col. 1:20 (His sacrifice would provide peace between man and God)
20. Isa. 53:5 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:26 (His back would be whipped)
21. Isa. 53:6 Fulfilled in Gal. 1:4 (He would be the sin-bearer for all mankind)
22. Isa. 53:6 Fulfilled in 1 Jn. 4:10 (God’s will that He bear sin for all mankind)
23. Isa. 53:7 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:27-31 (Oppressed and afflicted)
24. Isa. 53:7 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:12-14 (Silent before his accusers)
25. Isa. 53:7 Fulfilled in John 1:29 (Sacrificial lamb)
26. Isa. 53:8 Fulfilled in Mt. 26:47-27:31 (Confined and persecuted)
27. Isa. 53:8 Fulfilled in Jn. 18:13-22 (He would be judged)
28. Isa. 53:8 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:35 (Killed)
29. Isa. 53:8 Fulfilled in 1 John 2:2 (Dies for the sins of the world)
30. Isa. 53:9 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:57 (Buried in a rich man’s grave)
31. Isa. 53:9 Fulfilled in Mk. 15:3 (Innocent and had done no violence)
32. Isa. 53:9 Fulfilled in John 18:38 (No deceit in his mouth)
33. Isa. 53:10 Fulfilled in John 18:11 (God’s will that He die for mankind)
34. Isa. 53:10 Fulfilled in Mt. 20:28 (An offering for sin)
35. Isa. 53:10 Fulfilled in Mk. 16:16 (Resurrected and live forever)
36. Isa. 53:10 Fulfilled in John 17:1-5 (He would prosper)
37. Isa. 53:11 Fulfilled in John 12:27 (God fully satisfied debt of sin with His suffering)
38. Isa. 53:11 Fulfilled in Rom. 5:18-19 (God’s servant)
39. Isa. 53:11 Fulfilled in Rom. 5:8-9 (He would justify man before God)
40. Isa. 53:11 Fulfilled in Heb. 9:28 (The sin-bearer for all mankind)
41. Isa. 53:12 Fulfilled in Mt. 28:18 (Exalted by God because of his sacrifice)
42. Isa. 53:12 Fulfilled in Luke 23:46 (He would give up his life to save mankind)
43. Isa. 53:12 Fulfilled in Luke 23:32 (Grouped with criminals)
44. Isa. 53:12 Fulfilled in 2 Cor. 5:21 (Sin-bearer for all mankind)
45. Isa. 53:12 Fulfilled in Luke 23:34 (Intercede to God in behalf of mankind)
46. Isa. 55:3 Fulfilled in Acts 13:34 (Resurrected by God)
47. Isa. 55:4 Fulfilled in John 18:37 (A witness)
48. Isa. 59:15-16 Fulfilled in John 6:40 (He would come to provide salvation)
49. Isa. 59:15-16 Fulfilled in Mt. 10:32 (Intercessor between man and God)
50. Isa. 59:20 Fulfilled in Luke 2:38 (He would come to Zion as their Redeemer)
51. Isa. 61:1-2 Fulfilled in Mt. 3:16-17 (The Spirit of God upon Him)
52. Isa. 61:1-2 Fulfilled in Luke 4:17-21 (The Messiah would preach the good news)
53. Isa. 61:1-2 Fulfilled in John 8:31-32 (Provide freedom from the bondage of sin and death)
54. Isa. 61:1-2 Fulfilled in John 5:24 (Proclaim a period of grace)
55. Jer.23:5-6 Fulfilled in Luke 3:23-31 (Descendant of David)
56. Jer. 23:5-6 Fulfilled in John 13:13 (The Messiah would be God)
57. Jer. 23:5-6 Fulfilled in 1 Tim. 3:16 (The Messiah would be both God and Man)
58. Jer. 31:22 Fulfilled in Mt. 1:18-20 (Born of a virgin)
59. Jer. 31:31 Fulfilled in Mt. 26:28 (The Messiah would be the new covenant)
60. Jer. 33:14-15 Fulfilled in Luke 3:23-31 (Descendant of David)
61. Eze.17:22-24 Fulfilled in Luke 3:23-31 (Descendant of David)
62. Eze.34:23-24 Fulfilled in Mt. 1:1 (Descendant of David)
63. Dan. 7:13-14 Fulfilled in Acts 1:9-11 (He would ascend into heaven)
64. Dan. 7:13-14 Fulfilled in Eph. 1:20-22 (Highly exalted)
65. Dan. 7:13-14 Fulfilled in Luke 1:31-33 (His dominion would be everlasting)
66. Dan. 9:24 Fulfilled in Gal. 1:3-5 (To make an end to sins)
67. Dan. 9:24 Fulfilled in Luke 1:35 (He would be holy)
68. Dan. 9:25 Fulfilled in John 12:12-13 (Announced to his people 483 years, to the exact day, after the decree to rebuild the city of Jerusalem)
69. Dan. 9:26 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:35 (Killed)
70. Dan. 9:26 Fulfilled in Heb. 2:9 (Die for the sins of the world)
71. Dan. 9:26 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:50-51 (Killed before the destruction of the temple)
72. Dan. 10:5-6 Fulfilled in Rev. 1:13-16 (Messiah in a glorified state)
73. Hos. 13:14 Fulfilled in 1 Cor. 15:55-57 (He would defeat death)
74. Joel 2:32 Fulfilled in Rom. 10:12-13 (Offer salvation to all mankind)
75. Mic. 5:2 Fulfilled in Mt. 2:1-2 (Born in Bethlehem)
76. Mic. 5:2 Fulfilled in John 15:10 (God’s servant)
77. Mic. 5:2 Fulfilled in John 8:58 (From everlasting)
78. Hag. 2:6-9 Fulfilled in Luke 2:27-32 (He would visit the second Temple)
79. Hag. 2:23 Fulfilled in Luke 3:23-27 (Descendant of Zerubbabel)
80. Zech. 3:8 Fulfilled in John 17:4 (God’s servant)
81. Zech. 6:12-13 Fulfilled in Heb. 8:1 (Priest and King)
82. Zech. 9:9 Fulfilled in Mt. 21:8-10 (Greeted with rejoicing in Jerusalem)
83. Zech. 9:9 Fulfilled in John 12:12-13 (Beheld as King)
84. Zech. 9:9 Fulfilled in John 5:30 (The Messiah would be just)
85. Zech. 9:9 Fulfilled in Luke 19:10 (The Messiah would bring salvation)
86. Zech. 9:9 Fulfilled in Mt. 11:29 (The Messiah would be humble)
87. Zech. 9:9 Fulfilled in Mt. 21:6-9 (Presented to Jerusalem riding on a donkey)
88. Zech. 10:4 Fulfilled in Eph. 2:20 (The cornerstone)
89. Zech. 11:4-6 Fulfilled in Mt. 23:1-4 (At His coming, Israel will have unfit leaders)
90. Zech. 11:4-6 Fulfilled in Luke 19:41-44 (Rejection causes God to remove His protection)
91. Zech. 11:4-6 Fulfilled in John 19:13-15 (Rejected in favor of another king)
92. Zech. 11:7 Fulfilled in Mt. 9:35-36 (Ministry to “poor,” the believing remnant)
93. Zech. 11:8 Fulfilled in Mt. 23:33 (Unbelief forces Messiah to reject them)
94. Zech. 11:8 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:20 (Despised)
95. Zech. 11:9 Fulfilled in Mt. 13:10-11 (Stops ministering to those who rejected Him)
96. Zech. 11:10-11 Fulfilled in Luke 19:41-44 (Rejection causes God to remove protection)
97. Zech. 11:10-11 Fulfilled in John 14:7 (The Messiah would be God)
98. Zech. 11:12-13 Fulfilled in Mt. 26:14-15 (Betrayed for thirty pieces of silver)
99. Zech. 11:12-13 Fulfilled in Mt. 26:14-15 (Rejected)
100. Zech. 11:12-13 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:3-5 (Thirty pieces of silver thrown into the house of the Lord)

Prophecies Fulfilled by Jesus Part II

Another 100 amazing prophecies fulfilled by Jesus

1. Psa. 68:18 Fulfilled in Eph. 4:7-16 (To give gifts to men)
2. Psa. 68:18 Fulfilled in Luke 24:51 (Ascended into Heaven, see also 2 Kings 2:11)
3. Psa. 69:4 Fulfilled in John 15:25 (Hated without a cause)
4. Psa. 69:8 Fulfilled in Luke 8:20-21 (A stranger to own brethren)
5. Psa. 69:9 Fulfilled in John 2:17 (Zealous for the Lord’s House)
6. Psa. 69:14-20 Fulfilled in Mt. 26:36-45 (Christ’s anguish of soul before the crucifixion)
7. Psa. 69:20 Fulfilled in Mt. 26:38 (“My soul is exceeding sorrowful.”)
8. Psa. 69:21 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:34 (Given vinegar in thirst)
9. Psa. 69:26 Fulfilled in John 17:418:11 (The Savior given and smitten)
10. Psa. 72:10-11 Fulfilled in Mt. 2:1-11 (Great persons were to visit Him)
11. Psa. 72:16 Fulfilled in John 12:24 (The corn of wheat to fall into the ground)
12. Psa. 72:17 Fulfilled in John 1:12-13 (His name will produce offspring, those born of God)
13. Psa. 72:17 Fulfilled in Acts 2:11-1241 (All nations shall be blessed by Him)
14. Psa. 78:1-2 Fulfilled in Mt. 13:34-35 (He would teach in parables)
15. Psa. 78:2 Fulfilled in Mt. 7:29 (To speak the Wisdom of God with authority)
16. Psa. 88:8 Fulfilled in Luke 23:49 (Disciples stood afar off and watched)
17. Psa. 89:27 Fulfilled in Luke 1:32-33 (Emmanuel to be higher than earthly kings)
18. Psa. 89:35-37 Fulfilled in Luke 1:32-33 (David’s Seed, throne, kingdom endure forever)
19. Psa. 89:36-37 Fulfilled in Rev. 1:5 (His character is faithfulness manifest)
20. Psa. 90:2 Fulfilled in John 1:1 (He is from everlasting [Micah 5:2])
21. Psa. 91:11-12 Fulfilled in Luke 4:10-11 (Identified as Messianic; used to tempt Christ)
22. Psa. 97:9 Fulfilled in Acts 1:11Eph. 1:20 (His exaltation predicted)
23. Psa. 100:5 Fulfilled in Mt. 19:16-17 (His character is goodness manifest)
24. Psa. 102:1-11 Fulfilled in John 21:16-30 (The suffering and reproach of Calvary)
25. Psa. 102:25-27 Fulfilled in Heb. 1:10-12 (Messiah is the pre-existent Son)
26. Psa. 109:25 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:39 (Ridiculed)
27. Psa. 110:1 Fulfilled in Mt. 22:43-44 (Son of David)
28. Psa. 110:1 Fulfilled in Mark 16:19 (To ascend to the right-hand of the Father)
29. Psa. 110:1 Fulfilled in Mt. 22:44-45 (David’s son called Lord)
30. Psa. 110:4 Fulfilled in Heb. 6:20 (A priest after Melchizedek’s order)
31. Psa. 112:4 Fulfilled in Mt. 9:36 (His character is compassionate and gracious)
32. Psa. 118:17-18 Fulfilled in Luke 24:5-71 Cor. 15:20 (Messiah’s Resurrection assured)
33. Psa. 118:22-23 Fulfilled in Mt. 21:42-43 (The rejected stone is Head of the corner)
34. Psa. 118:26 Fulfilled in Mt. 21:9 (The Blessed One presented to Israel)
35. Psa. 118:26 Fulfilled in Mt. 21:12-15 (To come a while Temple is standing)
36. Psa. 132:11 Fulfilled in Luke 1:32 (The Seed of David [the fruit of His Body])
37. Psa. 138:1-6 Fulfilled in Mt. 2:2-6 (The supremacy of David’s Seed amazes kings)
38. Psa. 147:3,6 Fulfilled in Luke 4:18 (The earthly ministry of Christ described)
39. Psa. 149:6 Fulfilled in Heb. 4:12 (Word of God sharper than a two edged sword)
40. Song. 5:16 Fulfilled in John 1:17 (The altogether lovely One)
41. Isa. 6:1 Fulfilled in John 12:40-41 (When Isaiah saw His glory)
42. Isa. 6:9-10 Fulfilled in Mt. 13:13-15 (Parables fall on deaf ears)
43. Isa. 6:9-12 Fulfilled in Acts 28:23-29 (Blinded to Christ and deaf to His words)
44. Isa. 7:14 Fulfilled in Luke 1:35 (Christ born of a virgin)
45. Isa. 7:14 Fulfilled in Mt. 1:18-23 (To be Emmanuel-God with us)
46. Isa. 8:8 Fulfilled in Mt. 28:20 (Called Emmanuel)
47. Isa. 8:14 Fulfilled in 1 Pet. 2:8 (A stone of stumbling, a Rock of offense)
48. Isa. 9:1-2 Fulfilled in Mt. 4:12-17 (His ministry to begin in Galilee)
49. Isa. 9:6 Fulfilled in Luke 1:31 (A child born-Humanity)
50. Isa. 9:6 Fulfilled in Luke 1:32John 1:141 Tim. 3:16 (A Son given-Deity)
51. Isa. 9:6 Fulfilled in Rom. 1:3-4 (Declared to be the Son of God with power)
52. Isa. 9:6 Fulfilled in Luke 4:22 (The Wonderful One)
53. Isa. 9:6 Fulfilled in Mt. 13:54 (The Counsellor)
54. Isa. 9:6 Fulfilled in Mt. 11:20 (The Mighty God)
55. Isa. 9:6 Fulfilled in John 8:58 (The Everlasting Father)
56. Isa. 9:6 Fulfilled in John 16:33 (The Prince of Peace, “Salem”)
57. Isa. 9:7 Fulfilled in Luke 1:32-33 (To establish an everlasting kingdom)
58. Isa. 9:7 Fulfilled in John 5:30 (His character is Justice manifested)
59. Isa. 9:7 Fulfilled in Luke 1:32-33 (No end to his Government, Throne, and Peace)
60. Isa. 11:1 Fulfilled in Mt. 2:23 (Called a Nazarene-the “Branch”)
61. Isa. 11:1 Fulfilled in Luke 3:23,32 (A rod out of Jesse-Son of Jesse)
62. Isa. 11:2 Fulfilled in Mt. 3:16-17 (The anointed One by the Spirit)
63. Isa. 11:2 Fulfilled in John 4:4-26 (His character is wisdom and understanding manifest)
64. Isa. 11:4 Fulfilled in John 14:6 (His character is Truth manifest)
65. Isa. 11:10 Fulfilled in John 12:18-21 (The Gentiles seek Him)
66. Isa. 12:2 Fulfilled in Mt. 1:21 (Called Jesus/Yeshua “phonic transference of Jehovah” in Hebrew)
67. Isa. 25:8 Fulfilled in I Cor. 15:54 (The Resurrection predicted)
68. Isa. 26:19 Fulfilled in John 11:43-44 (His power of Resurrection predicted)
69. Isa. 28:16 Fulfilled in Acts 4:11-12 (The Messiah is the precious corner stone)
70. Isa. 29:13 Fulfilled in Mt. 15:7-9 (He indicated hypocritical obedience to His Word)
71. Isa. 29:14 Fulfilled in I Cor. 1:18-31 (The wise are confounded by the Word)
72. Isa. 32:2 Fulfilled in Mt. 23:37 (A Refuge-A man shall be a hiding place)
73. Isa. 35:4 Fulfilled in Mt. 1:21 (He will come and save you)
74. Isa. 35:5 Fulfilled in Mt. 11:4-6 (To have a ministry of miracles)
75. Isa. 40:3-4 Fulfilled in John 1:23 (Preceded by forerunner)
76. Isa. 40:9 Fulfilled in John 1:3619:14 (“Behold your God.”)
77. Isa. 40:11 Fulfilled in John 10:10-18 (A shepherd-compassionate-life-giver)
78. Isa. 42:1-4 Fulfilled in Mt.12:18-21 (The servant-as a faithful, patient redeemer)
79. Isa. 42:2 Fulfilled in Mt. 11:28-30 (Meek and lowly)
80. Isa. 42:3 Fulfilled in John 4 (He brings hope for the hopeless)
81. Isa. 42:4 Fulfilled in John 12:20-26 (The nations shall wait on His teachings)
82. Isa. 42:6 Fulfilled in Luke 2:32 (The Light (salvation) of the Gentiles)
83. Isa. 42:1,6 Fulfilled in Mt. 28:19,20 (His is a Worldwide compassion)
84. Isa. 42:7 Fulfilled in John 9:25-38 (Blind eyes opened)
85. Isa. 43:11 Fulfilled in Acts. 4:12 (He is the only Savior)
86. Isa. 44:3 Fulfilled in John 16:7,13 (He will send the Spirit of God)
87. Isa. 45:23 Fulfilled in John 5:22Rom. 14:11 (He will be the Judge)
88. Isa. 48:12 Fulfilled in John 1:30Rev. 1:8,17 (The First and the Last)
89. Isa. 48:17 Fulfilled in John 3:2 17 (He came as a Teacher)
90. Isa. 49:1 Fulfilled in Mt. 1:18 (Called from the womb-His humanity)
91. Isa. 49:5 Fulfilled in Luke 1:31Phil. 2:7 (A Servant from the womb)
92. Isa. 49:6 Fulfilled in Luke 2:29-32 (He is Salvation for Israel)
93. Isa. 49:6 Fulfilled in Acts 13:47 (He is the Light of the Gentiles)
94. Isa. 49:6 Fulfilled in Acts 15:7-18 (He is Salvation unto the ends of the earth)
95. Isa. 49:7 Fulfilled in John 8:48-49 (He is despised of the Nation of Israel)
96. Isa. 50:3 Fulfilled in Luke 23:44-45 (Heaven is clothed in black at His humiliation)
97. Isa. 50:4 Fulfilled in Mt. 11:28-29 (He is a learned counselor for the weary of heart)
98. Isa. 50:5 Fulfilled in Mt. 26:39 (The Servant bound willingly to obedience)
99. Isa. 50:6 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:26 (“I gave my back to the smiters.”)
100. Isa. 50:6 Fulfilled in Mt. 26:67 (He was smitten on the cheeks)

Prophecies Fulfilled by Jesus Part I

Here are 100 amazing prophecies fulfilled by Jesus

1. Gen 3:15 Fulfilled in Heb. 2:141 John 3:18 (He will bruise Satan’s head).
2. Gen 9:26,27 Fulfilled in Luke 3:36 (The God of Shem will also be the Son of Shem)
3. Gen. 12:3 Fulfilled in Acts 3:25-26 (As Abraham’s seed, will bless all nations)
4. Gen. 12:7 Fulfilled in Gal. 3:16 (The Promise made to Abraham’s Seed)
5. Gen. 14:18 Fulfilled in Heb. 6:20 (A priest after Melchizedek)
6. Gen. 14:18 Fulfilled in Heb. 7:2 (Jesus Christ is a King also as well as literally Melchizedek)
7. Gen. 14:18 Fulfilled in Mt. 26:26-29 (The Last Supper foreshadowed)
8. Gen. 17:19 Fulfilled in Rom. 9:7 (The Seed of Isaac)
9. Gen. 22:8 Fulfilled in John 1:29 (The Lamb of God promised)
10. Gen. 22:18 Fulfilled in Gal. 3:16 (As Isaac’s seed, will bless all nations)
11. Gen. 26:2-5 Fulfilled in Heb. 11:18 (The Seed of Isaac promised as the Redeemer)
12. Gen. 49:10 Fulfilled in Luke 2:1-7Gal. 4:4 (The coming of the Messiah)
13. Gen. 49:10 Fulfilled in Luke 3:33 (The Seed of Judah)
14. Gen. 49:10 Fulfilled in John 17:3 (Called Shiloh or “One Sent”)
15. Gen. 49:10 Fulfilled in John 11:47-52 (To come before Judah lost their true identity)
16. Gen. 49:10 Fulfilled in John 10:16 (To Him shall the people be obedient to)
17. Ex. 3:13-14 Fulfilled in John 4:26 (God declares himself as The Great “I Am” through Christ)
18. Ex. 12:5 Fulfilled in 1 Peter 1:19 (A Lamb without blemish (Christ))
19. Ex. 12:13 Fulfilled in Romans 5:8 (The blood of the Lamb saves his followers from God’s wrath)
20. Ex. 12:21-27 Fulfilled in 1 Cor. 5:7 (Christ is our Passover)
21. Ex. 12:46 Fulfilled in John 19:31-36 (Not a bone of the Lamb to be broken)
22. Ex. 15:2 Fulfilled in Acts 7:55-56 (Christ’s exaltation predicted as Yeshua (Jesus in Hebrew))
23. Ex. 15:11 Fulfilled in Luke 1:35Acts 4:27 (His character is holy)
24. Ex. 17:6 Fulfilled in 1 Cor. 10:4 (The Spiritual Rock of Israel) Also see John chapter 4.
25. Ex. 33:19 Fulfilled in Luke 1:72 19 (His Character is merciful)
26. Lev. 14:11 Fulfilled in Luke 5:12-14Acts 6:7 (The leper cleansed-Sign to priesthood)
27. Lev.16:15-17 Fulfilled in Heb. 9:7-14 (Prefigures Christ’s once-and-for-all death)
28. Lev. 16:27 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:33Heb. 13:11-12 (Suffering outside the Camp, place of crucifixion)
29. Lev. 17:11 Fulfilled in Mt. 26:28Mark 10:45 (The Blood-the life of the flesh)
30. Lev. 17: Fulfilled in 1 John 3:14-18 (It is the blood that makes atonement)
31. Lev. 23:36-37 Fulfilled in John 19:31-36 (The Drink-offering: “If any man thirst”)
32. Num. 9:12 Fulfilled in John 19:31-36 (Not a bone of Him broken)
33. Num. 21:9 Fulfilled in John 3:14-18 (The serpent on a pole-Christ lifted up on the cross)
34. Num. 24:17 Fulfilled in Gal. 4:4 (Time: “I shall see him, but not now.”)
35. Deut. 18:15 Fulfilled in John 6:14 (“This is of a truth that prophet.”)
36. Deut. 18:15-16 Fulfilled in John 5:45-47 (“Had ye believed Moses, ye would believe me.”)
37. Deut. 18:18 Fulfilled in John 8:28-29 (Sent by the Father to speak His word)
38. Deut. 18:19 Fulfilled in John 12:15 (Whoever will not hear must bear his sin)
39. Deut. 21:23 Fulfilled in Gal. 3:10-13 (Cursed is he that hangs on a tree/sin put to death on cross)
40. Ruth 4:4-9 Fulfilled in Eph. 1:3-7 (Christ, our kinsman, has redeemed us)
41. 1 Sam. 2:10 Fulfilled in Mt. 28:18John 12:15 (Shall be an anointed King to the Lord)
42. 2 Sam. 7:12 Fulfilled in Mt. 1:1 (Christ is from David’s seed)
43. 2 Sam. 7:14 Fulfilled in Luke 1:32 (Christ is the Son of God)
44. 2 Sam. 7:16 Fulfilled in Luke 3:31Rev. 22:16 (David’s house established forever)
45. 2 Kings 2:11 Fulfilled in Luke 24:51 (The bodily ascension to heaven illustrated in Elijah)
46. 1 Chr. 17:11 Fulfilled in Mt. 1:19:27 (Christ is from David’s seed)
47. 1 Chr. 17:12-13 Fulfilled in Luke 1:3233 (To reign on David’s throne forever)
48. 1 Chr. 17:13 Fulfilled in Heb. 1:5 (“I will be His Father, He will be/is my Son.”)
49. Job 19:23-27 Fulfilled in John 5:24-29 (The Resurrection predicted)
50. Psa. 2:1-3 Fulfilled in Acts 4:25-28 (The enmity of kings foreordained)
51. Psa. 2:2 Fulfilled in Acts 2:36 (To own the title, Anointed (Christ))
52. Psa. 2:6 Fulfilled in John 8:46Rev. 3:7 (His character is holy)
53. Psa. 2:6 Fulfilled in Mt. 2:2 (To have the title King)
54. Psa. 2:7 Fulfilled in Mt. 3:17 (Declared the Beloved Son)
55. Psa. 2:78 Fulfilled in Acts 13:29-33 (The Crucifixion and Resurrection intimated)
56. Psa. 2:12 Fulfilled in John 20:31 (Life comes through faith in Him)
57. Psa. 8:2 Fulfilled in Mt. 21:16 (The mouths of babes perfect His praise)
58. Psa. 8:5-6 Fulfilled in Luke 24:50-531 Cor. 15:27 (His humiliation and exaltation)
59. Psa. 16:10 Fulfilled in Acts 2:31 (Was not to see corruption)
60. Psa. 16:9-11 Fulfilled in John 20:9 (Was to arise from the dead)
61. Psa. 17:15 Fulfilled in Luke 24:6 (The resurrection predicted)
62. Psa. 22:1 Fulfilled in 2 Cor. 5:21 (Forsaken because of sins of others)
63. Psa. 22:1 Fulfilled in Mark. 15:34 (Words spoken from Calvary, “My God…”)
64. Psa. 22:2 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:45 (Darkness upon Calvary)
65. Psa. 22:7 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:39 (They shake their heads at Him)
66. Psa. 22:8 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:43 (“He trusted in God, let God deliver Him”)
67. Psa. 22:9 Fulfilled in Luke 2:7 (Born the Savior)
68. Psa. 22:14 Fulfilled in John 19:34 (Died of a broken (ruptured) heart)
69. Psa. 22:14-15 Fulfilled in Mark 15:34-37 (Suffered agony on Calvary)
70. Psa. 22:15 Fulfilled in John 19:28 (He thirsted)
71. Psa. 22:16 Fulfilled in John 19:34,37;20:27 (They pierced His hands and His feet)
72. Psa. 22:17-18 Fulfilled in Luke 23:34,35 (Stripped Him before the sight of men)
73. Psa. 22:18 Fulfilled in John 19:23-24 (They parted His garments among each other)
74. Psa. 22:20-21 Fulfilled in Luke 23:46 (He submitted Himself to the will of God)
75. Psa. 22:20-21 Fulfilled in Heb. 2:14 (Satanic power bruising the Redeemer’s heel)
76. Psa. 22:22 Fulfilled in John 20:17 (His Resurrection declared)
77. Psa. 22:27 Fulfilled in Col 1:16 (He shall be the governor of the nations)
78. Psa. 22:31 Fulfilled in John 19:30 (“It is finished”)
79. Psa. 23:1 Fulfilled in John 10:11 (“I am the Good Shepherd”)
80. Psa. 24:3 Fulfilled in Acts 1:11Phil. 2:9 (His exaltation predicted)
81. Psa. 30:3 Fulfilled in Acts 2:32 (His resurrection predicted)
82. Psa. 31:5 Fulfilled in Luke 23:46 (“Into thy hands I commit my spirit”)
83. Psa. 31:11 Fulfilled in Mark 14:50 (His acquaintances fled from Him)
84. Psa. 31:13 Fulfilled in John 11:53 (They took counsel to put Him to death)
85. Psa. 31:14,15 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:43 15 (“He trusted in God, let Him deliver him”)
86. Psa. 34:20 Fulfilled in John 19:31-36 (Not a bone of Him broken)
87. Psa. 35:11 Fulfilled in Mt. 26:59 (False witnesses rose up against Him)
88. Psa. 35:19 Fulfilled in John 15:25 (He was hated without cause)
89. Psa. 38:11 Fulfilled in Luke 23:49 (His friends stood afar off)
90. Psa. 40:2-5 Fulfilled in John 20:20 (The joy of His resurrection predicted)
91. Psa. 40:6-8 Fulfilled in John 4:34 (His delight-the will of the Father)
92. Psa. 40:9 Fulfilled in Mt. 4:17 (He was to preach righteousness in Israel)
93. Psa. 40:14 Fulfilled in John 18:4-6 (Confronted by adversaries in the Garden)
94. Psa. 41:9 Fulfilled in John 13:18 (Betrayed by a familiar friend)
95. Psa. 45:2 Fulfilled in Luke 4:22 (Words of Grace come from His lips)
96. Psa. 45:6 Fulfilled in Heb. 1:8 (To own the title, God or Elohim)
97. Psa. 45:7 Fulfilled in Mt.3:16Heb.1:9 (A special anointing by the Holy Spirit)
98. Psa. 45:7-8 Fulfilled in Luke 2:11 (Called the Christ [Messiah or Anointed])
99. Psa. 55:12-14 Fulfilled in John 13:18 (Betrayed by a friend, not an enemy)
100. Psa. 55:15 Fulfilled in Mt. 27:3-5Acts 1:16-19 (Unrepentant death of the betrayer, Judas)