Christ's Suffering; A Study In Prophecy
By David J. Stewart | January 2008 | Click for Music in a New Window
"To Him give all the Prophets witness, that
through His Name
whosoever believeth in Him shall receive remission of sins." —Acts 10:43
HIS PRICE GIVEN FOR THE POTTER'S FIELD
Prophecy — Zechariah 11:13 - B.C. 487. Cast it unto the potter; a goodly price that I was prized of them. And I took the thirty pieces of silver, and cast them to the POTTER in the house of the Lord.
Fulfillment — Matthew 27:3, 7 A.D. 33. Judas brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders . . . and they brought with them the POTTERS field to bury strangers in.
SMITTEN ON THE CHEEK
Prophecy — Micah 5:1 -B.C. 710. They shall SMITE the Judge of Israel with a rod, upon the cheek.
Fulfillment — Matthew 27:30 A.D. 33. And took the reed and SMOTE Him on the head.
SPIT UPON AND SCOURGED
Prophecy — Isaiah 50:6 B.C. 712. I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair; I hid not my face from shame and SPITTING.
Fulfillment — Mark 14:65 A.D. 33. And some began to SPIT on him, and to cover his face, and to buffet him. John 19:1 A.D. 33. Pilate took Jesus and scourged Him.
NAILED TO THE CROSS
Prophecy — Psalm 22:16. They pierced my hands and my feet.
Fulfillment — John 19:18 A.D. 33. They crucified Him. John 20:25 A.D. 33 . . . in his hand the print of the nails.
FORSAKEN BY GOD
Prophecy Psalm 22:1. My God, my God, why has thou FORSAKEN me?
Fulfillment Matthew 27:46 A.D. 33. Jesus cried, My God, my God, why hast thou FORSAKEN me?
Prophecy —Psalm 22:7, 8. All they that see me laugh me to scorn, they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying, He trusted on the Lord that He would deliver Him, let Him deliver Him, seeing He delighted in Him.
Fulfillment — Matthew 27:39-44 A.D. 33. They that passed by reviled Him, wagging their heads . . . Likewise also the chief priests mocking Him with the scribes and elders, said, . . . He trusted in God; let Him deliver Him.
GALL AND VINEGAR GIVEN HIM TO DRINK
Prophecy —Psalm 69:21. They gave me also GALL for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me VINEGAR to drink.
Fulfillment — Matthew 27:34 A.D. 33. They gave Him VINEGAR to drink mingled with GALL.
INTENSITY OF HIS SUFFERING
Prophecy — Psalm 22:14, 15. I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint; my heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels. My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death.
Fulfillment — Luke 22:42, 44 A.D. 33. Father, if thou be willing remove this cup from me . . . And being in an agony, He prayed more earnestly and His sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.
HIS SUFFERINGS BEING FOR OTHERS
Prophecy — Isaiah 53:4-6, 12 B.C. 712. Surely He hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows . . . He was wounded for our transgressions. He was bruised for our iniquities. The Lord hath laid on Him the iniquity of us all.
Fulfillment — Matthew 20:28 A.D. 33. The Son of man came to give His life a ransom for many.
PATIENCE AND SILENCE UNDER SUFFERING
Prophecy — Isaiah 53:7 B.C. 710. Yet He opened not his mouth. As a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so He openeth not his mouth.
Fulfillment — Matthew 26:63 A.D. 33. Jesus held His peace.
Matthew 27:12, 14 A.D. 33, "When He was accused of the chief priests and elders, He answered nothing . . ."
HIS GARMENTS PARTED AND LOTS CAST FOR HIS VESTURE
Prophecy — Psalm 22:18. They part my GARMENTS among them, and cast lots upon my vesture.
Fulfillment — Matthew 27:35 A.D. 33. And they crucified Him and parted His GARMENTS, casting lots; that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet.
NUMBERED WITH THE TRANSGRESSORS
Prophecy — Isaiah 53:12 B.C. 712. He was numbered with the TRANSGRESSORS.
Fulfillment — Mark 15:27,28 A.D.33. And with Him they crucified two thieves. And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, And He was numbered with the
INTERCESSION FOR HIS MURDERERS
Prophecy — Isaiah 53:12 B.C. 712. And made intercession for the ;,
Fulfillment — Luke 23:34 A.D. 33. Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.
Prophecy — Isaiah 53:12 B.C. 712. He hath poured out his soul unto death.
Fulfillment — Matthew 27:50 A.D. 33. Jesus yielded up the ghost.
NOT A BONE OF HIM BROKEN
Prophecy — Exodus 12:46 B.C.1491. Neither shall ye break a BONE thereof.
Psalm 34:20. He keepeth all His bones; not one of them is broken.
Fulfillment — John 19:33, 37 A.D. 33. When they came to Jesus and saw that He was dead already, they brake not His legs. For these things were done that the Scripture should be fulfilled . . . A BONE of Him shall not be broken.
Prophecy — Zechariah 12:10 B.C. 487. They shall look upon Me whom they have PIERCED.
Fulfillment — John 19:34, 37 A.D. 33. One of the soldiers with a spear
PIERCED His side . . . And again another Scripture saith, They shall look upon Him whom they pierced.
BURIED WITH THE RICH
Prophecy — Isaiah 53:9 B.C. 712. He made His grave with the RICH in His death.
Fulfillment — Matthew 27:57-60 A.D. 33. There came a RICH man named Joseph . . . who went to Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus . . . . and laid it in His own tomb
HIS FLESH NOT SEEING CORRUPTION
Prophecy — Psalm 16:10. For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither will thou suffer shine Holy One to see CORRUPTION.
Fulfillment — Acts 2:31 A.D. 33. He seeing this before spake of the Resurrection of Christ, that His soul was not left in hell, neither His flesh did see CORRUPTION.
Prophecy — Psalm 16:10. Neither wilt thou suffer shine Holy One to see corruption.
Fulfillment — Luke 24:6, 31, 34 A.D. 33. He is not here, but is risen . . . And their eyes were opened, and they knew Him; and He vanished out of their sight . . . the Lord is risen indeed.
Prophecy — Psalm 68:18. Thou hast ascended on high. Thou hast led captivity captive; thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the Lord God might dwell among them.
Fulfillment — Luke 24:51 A.D. 33. While He blessed them, He was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.
SITTING ON THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD
Prophecy — Psalm 110:1. The Lord said unto my Lord, SIT thou at my right hand.
Fulfillment — Hebrews 1:3 A.D. 60. When He had purged our sins . . . sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high.
THE CHIEF CORNERSTONE OF THE CHURCH
Prophecy — Isaiah 28:16 B.C. 712. Behold, l lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious CORNERSTONE, a sure foundation.
Fulfillment — 1st Peter 2:5-7 A.D. 60. Ye are built up a spiritual house . . . It is contained in the Scripture, Behold, l lay in Zion a chief CORNERSTONE, elect, precious . . . the same is made the head of the corner.
THE CONVERSION OF THE GENTILES TO HIM
Prophecy — Isaiah 11:10 B.C. 713. There shall be a root of Jesse, to it shall the Gentiles seek; and his rest shall be glorious. Isaiah 42:1 B.C. 712. Behold my servant, He shall bring forth judgment to the GENTILES.
Fulfillment — Acts 10:45 A.D. 41. And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost.
KING OF ZION
Prophecy — Psalm 2:6. I have set my KING upon my holy hill of Zion.
Fulfillment — John 18:33, 37 A.D. 33. Art thou the King of the Jews? . . . Thou sayest that I am a KING, to this end was I born.
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“Anyone who thinks that he can find the errors in the AV (as Origen found them in the Hebrew Old Testament) and then, after correcting 64,000 of them (that is the number of changes found in the NIV and NASV), still cannot produce an inerrant 'Bible,' is not in anyone’s 'humility' bracket. They BOAST ABOUT THEIR ABILITY TO CORRECT GOD ALMIGHTY.” —Dr. Peter S. Ruckman, “The Mythological Septuagint,” page 60.
“The first two requirements of a Biblical scholar are a humble mind and a believing heart (1 Cor. 1-2; Isa. 29; Luke 10; 1 Thess. 2; Deut. 29:29)." —Dr. Peter S. Ruckman, “The Alexandrian Cult Series,” page 75.
“The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.” ―Elie Wiesel
I am appalled at the indifference amongst professed Christians today concerning the corrupting of God's Word. They just don't care which Bible is God's Word. I'm talking about thousands of shameful apostate religious colleges today, that are INDIFFERENT toward the hundreds of perverted English Bibles, all of which are the Devil's way of depriving people of the true and pure Word of God. Consequently, there are many false plans of salvations being taught in the churches today, mainly the heresy of manmade repentance, aka, Lordship Salvation. Here is a truthful quote from Pastor Jack Hyles...
“God has a
special rebuke, again and again and again in the Bible,
toward those people who keep their neutrality in the work of God!”
—SOURCE: Dr. Jack Hyles, a quote from the great MP3 sermon, “Where Were You In The Battle?”
“Now the blood is what makes you right! Only the blood balances the scales. The blood as far as your standing with God is concerned, balances the scales when you put your faith in Christ. As far as your relationship with God is concerning, the blood balances the scales when you confess your sins.” —Dr. Jack Hyles (a quote from the awesome 1991 mp3 sermon, “How To Be Right With God.”
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