“In those days and at that time I will cause to grow up to David a Branch of righteousness; He shall execute judgment and righteousness in the earth.In those days Judah will be saved, and Jerusalem will dwell safely.And this is the name by which she will be called: The Lord Our Righteousness” (Jeremiah 33:15-16).
“But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God—and righteousness and sanctification and redemption—that, as it is written, ‘He who glories, let him glory in the Lord’” (1 Corinthians 1:30-31).
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(1)Each Saturday ALN posts an example of a Hebrew Scriptures prophecy (or foreshadowing) related to the coming Messiah which was fulfilled in the birth, life, death, or resurrection of Jesus Christ.
(2)While extensive it will not be a complete list—there are hundreds of prophecies of the coming Messiah which have been fulfilled by one man—Jesus Christ at His First Coming.
(3)It is important that there are many more prophecies of the Messiah, yet unfulfilled, which Christians believe will be fulfilled at the time of His Second Coming.A particularly relevant Scripture verse in this regard is: “Do not despise prophesies” (1 Thessalonians 5:20).
(4)These posts will typically consist only of Scripture—which speaks for itself.Sometimes italicized or bold font will be used by ALN for emphasis.
(5)The numbering of these fulfilled prophecies of the Messiah is used to differentiate individual posts. It is not chronological (either by time of the prophecy or by sequence in the life of the Messiah).The posting sequence will, for the most part, be in the order that the prophecies appear in Scripture.
(6)Because of the chosen methodology (#5 above) we will find many specific prophecies repeated multiple times throughout the Scriptures.
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