Messianic Prophecy

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The Messiah will Ascend into Heaven Leading Captives Bearing Gifts

Bible Verses about Messianic Prophecy

Psalm 68:18 You have ascended on high, you have led captivity captive; you have received gifts among men, even from the rebellious, that the LORD God might dwell there.

Acts 1:9 Now when He had spoken these things, while they watched, He was taken up, and a cloud received Him out of their sight.

Eph 4:7-8 But to each one of us grace was given according to the measure of Christ's gift. Therefore He says: "When He ascended on high, He led captivity captive, And gave gifts to men."

Key Points:

- The New Testament applies this verse to the risen Christ.

- Leading captives bearing spoils was a common picture in the ancient world according to archaeology.

- This was the greatest victory ever.

- Jesus said that He must ascend to the Father.

- "Led captivity captive" speaks of victory as in the song of Deborah.

- Leading captivity captive speaks of the utter defeat of captivity.

- Any enemy who holds Godís people captive has been led captive.

- In relation to the Messiah, Christ has triumphed over, and bound forever, Satan, sin, and death, which once held man captive. (Col 2:15; 1 Cor 15:54).

- Gifts speak of that which was won from the conquered enemies, the spoils of war.

- The gifts won by Christ's victory over the powers of evil are distributed to His people.

- "From the rebellious" speaks in a preliminary sense of Davidís enemies and in a greater and secondary sense to all of Christís enemies who become objects of punishment.

- "That the LORD God might dwell there" is a clear reference to the indwelling of God within His Temple, which are His people.

- Jesus ascended from the Mount of Olives (Acts 1:9).

- Mount Zion is the earthly type of the heavenly mount.

Messianic Prophecy Audio Series with Shahar

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Ascend Into Heaven - Psalm 68:18 - (MP3 File) (right click and choose "save target as")

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Messianic Prophecy

Messianic Prophecy is the study of ancient Jewish (Old Testament) prophecies and predictions regarding the Messiah or "Anointed One". Bible History Online offers a Messianic Prophecy Audio Series with commentary.

Messianic Prophecy - The Seed of the Woman Messianic Prophecy - The Seed of Abraham Messianic Prophecy - The Tribe of Judah (Shiloh) Messianic Prophecy - The Star of Jacob Messianic Prophecy - The Seed of David Messianic Prophecy - A Prophet Like Moses Messianic Prophecy - The Son of God Messianic Prophecy - Resurrected from the Dead Messianic Prophecy - Betrayed by a friend Messianic Prophecy - He Will Ascend into Heaven Messianic Prophecy - A Priest Like Melchizedek Messianic Prophecy - Seated at the Right Hand of God Messianic Prophecy - The Rejected Stone Became the Chief Cornerstone Messianic Prophecy - Born of a Virgin Messianic Prophecy - Begin His Ministry in Galilee Messianic Prophecy - Will Be Meek and Humble Messianic Prophecy - Will Bring Salvation to the Gentiles Messianic Prophecy - He Will Be Beaten Messianic Prophecy - He Will Establish a New Covenant Messianic Prophecy - He Will Have Two Missions and Two Comings Messianic Prophecy - He Will Perform Miracles Messianic Prophecy - He Will Be called Jehovah and God Messianic Prophecy - He Will Be Born In Bethlehem Messianic Prophecy - He Will Enter the Temple With Authority Messianic Prophecy - He Will Enter Jerusalem on a Donkey Messianic Prophecy - He Will Be Pierced Messianic Prophecy - He Will Be Forsaken By His Own Disciples Messianic Prophecy - He Will Have Victory Over Death Messianic Prophecy - The Exact Time of His Death Was Predicted Messianic Prophecy

Isaiah 52:7 - How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!

Chart of Some Messianic Prophecies in the Old Testament

Here is a list of some of the prophecies about Jesus, the Jewish Messiah. First the topic, then the Old Testament prediction, and the New Testament fulfillment. I have included some comments at the bottom of each section and some brief audio commentary by Shahar.

Messianic Prophecy Series on Audio

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Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Introduction - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) What is the Messiah? - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) The Torah - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) The Image of God - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Abraham - The First Hebrew - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) The Jewish Messiah - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Messiah Jew and Gentiles - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) The Seed of the Woman - Genesis 3:14-15 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) The Seed of Abraham - Genesis 22:17-18 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) The Tribe of Judah - Genesis 49:10 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) The Star of Jacob - Numbers 24:17 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) The Seed of David - Psalm 132:10-11 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) A Prophet Like Moses - Deuteronomy 18:15-19 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) The Son of God - Psalm 2:7-8 and Proverbs 30:4 - (MP3 File) - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Resurrected from the Dead - Psalm 16:10 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Betrayed by a Friend - Psalm 49:10 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Ascend Into Heaven Psalm - 68:18 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) A Priest Like Melchizedek - Ps 110:4 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Seated at the Right Hand of God - Psalm 110:1 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) The Rejected Stone Became the Chief Cornerstone - Psalm 118:22-23 and Isaiah 28:16 - (MP3 File) - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Born of a Virgin - Isaiah 7:14 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) He Would Minister in Galilee - Isaiah 9:1-2 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Would Be Meek and Humble - Isaiah 42:1-3 and Isaiah 53:7 - (MP3 File) - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) The Gentile Savior Will Be a Jew - Isaiah 11:10 and Isaiah 42:1 and Isaiah 49:6 and Isaiah 49:7 - (MP3 File) - (MP3 File) - (MP3 File) - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Would be Beaten - Isaiah 50:6 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Would Establish a New Covenant - Jeremiah 31:31-33 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Would Have Two Missions - Isaiah 61:1-2 Part One and Part Two - (MP3 File) - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Would Perform Miracles - Isaiah 35:5-6 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Would Be Jehovah God - Isaiah 9:5-6 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Born in Bethlehem - Micah 5:1-2 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Would Enter the Temple with Authority - Malachi 3:1 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Would Enter Jerusalem on a Donkey - Zechariah 9:9 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Would Be Pierced - Psalm 22 and Zechariah 12:10 and Isaiah 53:5 - (MP3 File) - (MP3 File) - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Forsaken by His Own Disciples - Zechariah 13:7 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) Victory Over Death - Isaiah 25:8 - (MP3 File)

Listen to Shahar (1845 bytes) The Exact Day of His Death Foretold - Daniel 9:25-26 - (MP3 File)

(Next: You can use the main image above to follow each prophecy in text and audio)

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