Relating to Christ
and Writings of Moses
did Moses say the Lord would rise up?
Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet
like me from among your own brothers. You must
listen to him. Deuteronomy 18:15. (See
also verse 18.)
use of this prophecy by the Apostle Peter shows
that it referred to Christ?
Moses said, The Lord your God will raise up
for you a prophet like me from among your
own people; you must listen to everything he
tells you. Anyone who does not listen to him will
be completely cut off from among his people.
Indeed, all the prophets from Samuel on, as many
as have spoken, have foretold these days.
what striking emblem was He prophesied of by
see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near.
A star will come out of Jacob; a scepter
will rise out of Israel. He will crush the
foreheads of Moab, the skulls of all the sons of
Sheth. Numbers 24:17.
In what scripture does Christ
apply the same emblem to Himself?
I, Jesus, have sent
my angel to give you this testimony for the
churches. I am the Root and Offspring of David,
and the bright Morning Star.
Revelation 22:16. (See
also 2 Peter 1:19; Revelation 2:28.)
what language did Isaiah foretell Christs
the Lord himself will give you a sign. The virgin
will be with child and will give birth to
a son, and will call him Immanuel.
In what event
was this prophecy fulfilled?
this took place to fulfill what the Lord had
said through the prophet: The virgin will be with
child and will give birth to a son, and they will
call him Immanuel which means,
God with us. Matthew 1:22,23.
Where was the
Messiah to be born?
you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are
small among the clans of Judah, out of you will
come for me one who will be ruler over Israel,
whose origins are from old, from ancient times.
When was Jesus
Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during
the time of King Herod, Magi from the east
came to Jerusalem. Matthew 2:1.
was fulfilled in the slaughter of the children of
Herod realized that he had been outwitted by the
Magi, he was furious, and he gave orders to kill
all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity
who were two years old and under, in accordance
with the time he had learned from the Magi. Then
what was said through the prophet Jeremiah were
fulfilled: A voice was heard in Ramah,
weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for
her children and refused to be comforted, because
they were no more. Matthew 2:16-18.
was Christs first advent to this earth to
voice of one calling: In the desert prepare
the way for the Lord, make straight in
the wilderness a highway for our God.
By whom was
this was Johns testimony when the
Jews of Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to ask
him who he was. John replied in the words of the
Isaiah the prophet, I am the voice of
one calling in the desert, Make
straight the ways of the Lord. John 1:19,
Preaching and Reception
prediction did the prophet Isaiah make concerning
The Spirit of the Sovereign
Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed
me to preach the good news to the poor.
He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to
proclaim freedom for the captives and release
from the darkness for the prisoners. Isaiah
What application did Jesus make of this prophecy?
The Spirit of the
Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to
preach good news to the poor, He has sent me to
proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery
of sight for the blind, to release the oppressed,
to proclaim the year of the Lords favor.
The he rolled up the
scroll, gave it back to the attendant and sat
down. The eyes of everyone in the synagogue were
fastened on him, and he began by saying,
Today this scripture is
fulfilled in your hearing. Luke 4:16-21. (See Luke 7:19-22.)
How was Christ to be
received by His own people?
was despised and rejected by men, a man of
sorrows, and familiar with suffering. Like one
from who men hide their faces he was despised,
and we esteemed him not.
How is the
fulfillment of this prophecy recorded?
was in the world, and though the world was made
through him, the world did not recognize him. He
came to that which was his own, but his own did
not recognize him.
His Trail and
according to prophecy, was Christ to conduct
Himself on trial?
was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not
open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to
slaughter, as a sheep before her shearers is
silent, so he did not open his mouth.
by His enemies before Pilate, how did Christ
treat these accusations?
Pilate asked him, Dont you hear the
testimony they are bringing against you?
But Jesus made no reply, not even to a single
charge to the great amazement of the
governor. Matthew 27:13,14.
foretold of the disposal of Christs
garments at the crucifixion?
divide my garments among them and cast lots
for my clothing. Psalm 22:18.
answers to this prophecy?
they had crucified him, they divided up his
clothes by casting lots.
was foretold of His treatment while on the cross?
put gall in my food and gave me vinegar
for my thirst. Psalm 69:21.
was offered Christ at His crucifixion?
they offered Jesus wine to drink, mixed with
gall; but after he tasted it, he refused to
drink it. Matthew 27:34. (See also John
whom did the prophet Isaiah say Christ would make
was assigned a grave with the wicked, and
the rich in his death, though he had done
no violence, nor was any deceit in his mouth.
With whom was
robbers were crucified with him, one on his
right and one on his left.
took charge of Christs body after it was
taken down from the cross?
evening approached, there came a rich man from
Arimathea, named Joseph, who had himself
become a disciple of Jesus. Going to Pilate, he
asked for Jesus body, and Pilate ordered
that it be given to him. Joseph took the body,
wrapped in a clean linen cloth, and placed it in
a new tomb that he had cut out of the rock. He
rolled a big stone in front of the entrance to
the tomb and went away. Verses 57-60.
what experience in the life of a noted prophet
did Christ refer when speaking to the length of
His stay in the grave?
He answered, A wicked and
adulterous generation asks for a miraculous sign!
But none will be given it except the sign of the
prophet Jonah. For as Jonah was three
days and three nights in the belly of a large
fish, so the Son of Man will be three days
and three nights in the heart of the earth.
What prophecy in the Scriptures foretold
Christs triumph over death and the grave?
will not abandon me to the grave, nor will
you let your Holy One see decay. Psalm
16:10. (See Acts 2:24-27.)
Look upon Jesus, sinless is
Father, impute His life unto
My life of scarlet, my sin
Cover with His life, whiter
Deep are the wounds
transgression has made;
Red are the stains; my soul
O to be covered, Jesus, with
Safe from the law that now
Longing the joy of pardon to
Jesus holds out a robe white
Lord, I accept it!
Leaving my own,
Gladly I wear Thy pure life
Reconciled by His death for
Justified by His life pure
Sanctified by obeying His
Glorified when returneth my
- F.E. Belden.