JESUS' LIFE AND MINISTRY
Be called out of Egypt
Hosea 11:1 "When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of
Egypt I called my son...."
Matthew 2:13-15,19-21 ... So he ... took the child and his mother
during the night and left for Egypt ...
Be rejected by his brethren
Psalm 69:8 I am a stranger to my brothers, an alien to my own
mother's sons ...
John 7:3-5 Jesus' brothers said to him, "You ought to leave here
... so that your disciples may see the miracles you do..." For
even his own brothers did not believe in him.
Rulers take council against him
Psalm 2:1,2 Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in
vain? The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers
gather together against the LORD and against his Anointed One.
Matthew 12:14 But the Pharisees went out and plotted how they
might kill Jesus. Matthew 26:3, 4 Then the chief priests and the
elders ... plotted to arrest Jesus in some sly way and kill him.
Matthew 26:47 ... Judas ... arrived. With him was a large crowd
armed with swords and clubs, sent from the chief priests and the
elders of the people. See also Luke 23:11,12
Be rejected as capstone
Psalm 118:22,23 The stone the builders rejected has become the
capstone; the LORD has done this, and it is marvellous in our
Matthew 21:42 Jesus said to them, "Have you never read in the
Scriptures: "'The stone the builders rejected has become the
Was to enter the Temple
Malachi 3:1 "... Then suddenly the Lord you are seeking will come
to his temple;
the messenger of the covenant, whom you desire, will come..."
Matthew 21:12-16 Jesus entered the temple area and drove out all
who were buying and selling there.... See also Mark 11:11;
Luke 2:25-47; Luke 19:45-47
Call those who were not his people
Isaiah 55:4,5 ... Surely you will summon nations you know not,
and nations that do not know you will hasten to you ...
Also Hosea 2:23
Romans 9:23-26 ... even us, whom he also called, not only from
the Jews but also from the Gentiles? ...
The King comes to Jerusalem riding on a donkey
Zechariah 9:9 ... See, your king comes to you, righteous and
having salvation, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the
foal of a donkey.
Mark 11:1-10 ... When they brought the colt to Jesus and threw
their cloaks over it, he sat on it...
Also Matthew 21:1-5;
Luke 19:28-38; John 12:14,15
Be a "stone of stumbling" to the Jews
Isaiah 8:14 ... and he will be a sanctuary; but for both houses
of Israel he will be a stone that causes men to stumble and a
rock that makes them fall. And for the people of Jerusalem he
will be a trap and a snare.
Romans 9:31-33 ... Israel ... stumbled over the "stumblingstone."
As it is written: "See, I lay in Zion a stone that causes men to
stumble and a rock that makes them fall, and the one who trusts
in him will never be put to shame."
1 Peter 2:7.8 ... They stumble because they disobey the message--
which is also what they were destined for.
Upon his coming, the deaf hear, the blind see
Isaiah 29:18 In that day the deaf will hear the words of the
scroll, and out of gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind will
Isaiah 35:5 Then will the eyes of the blind be opened and the
ears of the deaf unstopped.
Matthew 11:5 The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who
have leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and
the good news is preached to the poor.
Also John 9:39; Luke 7:19-22; Mark 7:37
Fulfill promises to Jews, be a light to the Gentiles
Isaiah 42:6 "... I will keep you and will make you to be a
covenant for the people and a light for the Gentiles ..."
Isaiah 49:6 "... I will also make you a light for the Gentiles,
that you may bring my salvation to the ends of the earth."
Luke 2:25-32 "... a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for
glory to your people Israel."
Acts 26:23 "... that the Christ would suffer and, as the first to
rise from the dead, would proclaim light to his own people and to
A new everlasting covenant
Jeremiah 31:31-34 "... I will make a new covenant with the house
of Israel and with the house of Judah. It will not be like the
covenant I made with their forefathers ... I will put my law in
their minds and write it on their hearts..."
Also Jeremiah 32:37-40; 50:5
Luke 22:15-20 ... "This cup is the new covenant in my blood..."
Hebrews 10:15-20 ... "This is the covenant I will make with them
after that time ..." a new and living way opened for us ...
Also Matthew 26:27-29;
Mark 14:22-24; Luke 22:15-20; 1 Corinthians 11:25;
Be a prophet like Moses, speaking God's words
Matthew 21:11; Luke 7:16; 24:19; John 6:14; 7:40; Acts 3:18-22
Be hated without reason
Psalm 35:19; 69:4
Come to do the will of God
Matthew 26:39; Hebrews 10:5-9
Anointed by God
To be continued