Prophecies Fulfilled By Yehoshua (Jesus)
Every 1st century “New Testament” writer referred to what we now call, “The Old Testament,” as “The Word of God.” These were “The Scriptures” the Berean’s searched to see if what they were hearing about the Messiah was true. They were referred to by a Hebrew acronym T N K, pronounced TaNaK, Torah, Prophets/Nevi’im, Writings/Ketuvim.
“For The Word of God is Living and Active. Sharper than any double-edged Sword, it pierces even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It is able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.”Hebrews 4:12; Psalm 149:6.
Yehoshua is “The Living Word,” He Is The Spiritual Torah, “the Way of Truth and Life.” He proclaimed, “the Scriptures” testify About Him.
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” John 1:1
“You pore over the Scriptures because you presume that by them you possess eternal life. These are the very words that testify about Me,” John 5:39
“And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, He explained to them what was written in all the Scriptures about Himself.” Luke 24:27
“Jesus said to them, “These are the words I spoke to you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about Me in the Law (Torah) of Moses the Prophets, and the Psalms. Then He opened their minds to understand the Scriptures,”Luke 24:44, 45, Hebrews 10:17; Psalm 40:7,8.
Yehoshua, (YHVH’s Salvation), Is The Prophesied Messiah
The promised “Seed,” Genesis 3:15, 1st Prophesied as the Seed of a woman who would crush the serpents head under his foot. The same figurative language is used to show Messiah’s Victory over satan/the serpent/death.
The 2nd promise of the “Seed” is given to Abraham; “through whom All families of earth will be blessed.”
Fulfilled: Luke 3:32.
Messiah was Born of a Virgin in Bethlehem:
He will be Born in Bethlehem; Micah 5:2.
He will be Born of a virgin; Isaiah 7:14.
The prophesied “Branch,” will be called a Nazarene, (meaning Branch); Zechariah 3:8,6:12; Isaiah 4:2,11:1; Jeremiah 23:5, 33:15.
Fulfilled: Matthew 2:23.
There Will Be A Slaughter of Children.
Rachel’s children were no more: Jeremiah 31:15.
Messiah Will Flee to Egypt and Be Called Out of Egypt, (Just like Israel):
He will flee to Egypt and be called out of Egypt; Hosea 11:1.
Fulfilled: Matthew 2:14-16
Messiah will be A Shepherd to His People:
Messiah Will Enter Jerusalem on a Donkey:
“…He is Just and endowed with Salvation, Humble, and mounted on a donkey, Even on a colt, the foal of a donkey”; Zechariah 9:9.
Zeal For YHVH’s House Will Consume Him:
Messiah will be an Everlasting Heir to The Throne of David:
Fulfilled: Luke 1:32.
Messiah Is The First and The Last. There is No God is Before Him:
Messiah Is A Priest Forever:
Messiah Will Be Declared The Son of God, “Firstborn” from the Dead
Firstborn from the Dead, Revelation 1:5.
Messiah Is One With Our Father, He is Our Maker:
YHVH is One: Deuteronomy 6:4. Fulfilled, I and the Father are One; John 10:30; John 10:36; John 14:9; John 17:11; Colossians 1:15. His people are One in Him, He is our Father and our Creator; Isaiah 63:16; Isaiah 64:8; Psalm 100:3.
Messiah Will Sit at the Right Hand of YHVH:
He Will Be Anointed (Messiah) by The Spirit of YHVH:
Messiah is our Judge, Judge of the Living and the Dead:
He will be Judge of the living and the dead; Isaiah 33:22.
Messiah Will Be King of Zion (Spiritual Jerusalem):
He will be King of Zion; Psalm 2:6.
Nomads/shepherds will bow before him; Psalm 72:9.
Fulfilled: Luke 2:8…
Fulfilled: Matthew 2:1…
Our Creator, YHVH, the King of the Universe, will destroy death forever, from Mt. Zion, in the re-newed (Spiritual) Jerusalem; Isaiah 25:7; Isaiah 25:8; 1 Corinthians 15:26; 1 Corinthians 15:54; Revelation 21:4,
His Kingdom is Spiritual/Eternal/Lasting. He will renew the earth, Earth, Matthew 6:10.
He will be made Higher than the kings of the Earth; Psalm 89:27.
Fulfilled: Revelation 1:5.
Messiah’s Way Will Be Prepared, (by John the Baptist/Elijah):
Messiah Will Shine The Light to the peoples of Galilee…
Messiah Will Speak in Parables:
I will open My mouth in a parable, dark (hidden) sayings of old; Psalm 78:2.
Fulfilled: Matthew 13:35.
Messiah Will be Called Immanuel, God with us, Isaiah 7:14
Fulfilled: Matthew 1:23
Messiah Will Be a Prophet Like Me,
Like Moses who lead Israel’s Redemption from their oppression:
Messiah Will Open Blind eyes and Deaf Ears. Bringing Good News to Bind up the Brokenhearted:
Messiah will be Rejected by His own, Despised, Hated and Not Believed:
A stumbling stone, a rock of offence to both houses of Israel…to the inhabitants of Jerusalem; Isaiah 8:14;
Leaders will be against YHVH and His Anointed (Messiah), Psalm 2:2.
Messiah was Anointed at Bethany before His death: Matthew 26.
Messiah Entered Jerusalem on a donkey (on lamb selection day): Zechariah 9:9.
Fulfilled: Matthew 21:5.
Messiah came in the Name of YHVH: Psalm 118:26.
Fulfilled: Matthew 21:9.
Zeal for the Temple consumes Me, (Jesus cleansed the Temple before Passover): Psalm 69:9; Psalm 119:139.
Fulfilled: John 2:17.
Messiah Will Be Betrayed by a Close Friend for 30 Shekels of Silver:
The 30 shekels will be used to buy the Potter’s Field; Zechariah 11:13.
Messiah Will Be Falsely Accused and Mocked:
He will be rejected by the Jews; Isaiah 53:3.
Fulfilled: John 1:11
Messiah Will Be Beaten, Scourged, Falsely Accused and Hung on a Tree:
Soldiers Will Cast Lots For His Clothing:
Soldiers gambled for my clothing; Psalm 22:18.
He will be smitten and spat upon; Isaiah 50:6
Fulfilled: Mark 14:65
Yet He will be silent before the accusers; Isaiah 53:7
Fulfilled: Matthew 27:12-14
He suffered vicariously; Isaiah 53:4, 5
Fulfilled: Matthew 8:16, 17
Messiah Will Yield His Life, Bare the Curse and He is Numbered with the Transgressors:
Fulfilled: Matthew 27:38;
Messiah will be Buried With The Wicked, in A Rich Man’s grave, Yet He Is Blameless:
His grave assigned with the wicked, buried in a rich man’s grave, He did no wrong nor spoke any deceit; Isaiah 53:9.
Messiah Will Be Given Gall Mixed With Vinegar Wine For His Thirst:
He thirsted on the cross; Psalm 22:15
Fulfilled: John 19:28
None of His Bones Will be Broken. Hands and Feet Pierced:
“They pierce my hands and my feet.” Psalm 22:16
Fulfilled: John 20:25
That Day There will be Darkness Over the Land At Noon:
In that day, there will be darkness at noon, (the sixth hour): Amos 8:9.
He revealed this Psalm referred to Him by quoting the first line, “My God, why hast thou forsaken me?” Psalm 22:1
Confirmed: Matthew 27:57-61
Messiah will Pray for His Enemies (Transgressors):
Messiah Will Suffer, Die on a Tree and Be Resurrected on the Third Day:
His body will not decay. Raised on the third day. Firstborn from the dead. Made Higher than the King of earth; Psalm 16:10; Psalm 49:9; Psalm 49:15; Isaiah 53:5; Hosea 6:2 . Matthew 17:23; Matthew 16:21; Matthew 17:9; Matthew 20:19; Luke 24:7; Luke 24:46; John 20:9 .
Messiah Will Ascend:
Messiah Will Send His Spirit:
Messiah Will Establish The Renewed Covenant, Putting His Torah Within Our Hearts:
Find Messiah as our Bridegroom in the book of Hosea.
Messiah the Son of Man/Adam, Daniel 7.
Messiah, the Good Shepherd, Ezekiel 34; John 10.
Messiah fulfilling the Spiritual Covenant, Jeremiah 31; Hebrews 10.
Messiah Is the suffering servant, Isaiah 53.
Messiah on the cross refers to Psalm 22 and Psalm 31:5.
Messiah the Commander of YHVH’s army, Joshua 5.
Messiah lifted up like the bronze serpent; Numbers 21 and John 3:14.
Messiah the Rock, 1 Corinthians 10:4
Messiah, the Passover Lamb, Exodus 12, the Ram provided by God, Genesis 22.
Messiah Is Wisdom, Righteousness, Torah, the Tree of Life, The Gate, The Living Water, The Bread of Life, The Good Shepherd, The Lamb who takes away the sins of the world, YHVH’s Salvation.