Christ’s “cut off” Detailed Hundreds of Years Beforehand Previously we looked at Daniel’s prediction of the coming Christ’s ‘cutting off’ after a specified cycle of years.… Read More »How were details of Christ’s death prophesied?
Journey through the Bible
We have been exploring the Branch theme in the Old Testament prophets. We saw that Jeremiah in 600 BCE continued the theme (which Isaiah began 150 years earlier) and… Read More »The Branch: Sprouting Exactly in time to be … ‘cut off’
We saw how Isaiah used the image of The Branch. A ‘he’ from the fallen dynasty of David, possessing wisdom and power was coming. Then… Read More »The Branch: Named hundreds of years before his birth
Jesus had critics who questioned his authority. He would answer them by pointing to the prophets that came before, claiming that they foresaw his life. … Read More »The Sign of the Branch: The Dead Stump Reborn
I sometimes ask people what Jesus’ last name was. Usually they reply, “I guess his last name was ‘Christ’ but I am not sure”. Then… Read More »Where does ‘Christ’ of Jesus Christ come from?
Moses’ Blessings & Curses in Deuteronomy Moses lived about 3500 years ago and he wrote the first five books of the Bible. We call them… Read More »Moses’ Farewell Speech: History marching to the beat of its drum
Moses wrote the first five books of the Bible. These books describe the birth of the Israelite nation thousands of years ago. Moses’ mission was… Read More »What are the Ten Commandments? What do they teach?