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Art Thou `That Prophet'?
"This is of a truth `that prophet' that should come into the world."
Deuteronomy 18:18, "I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee, and will put my words in his mouth; and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him."
John 1:19: "And this is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, 'Who art thou? '
20: "And He confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.
21: "And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And He saith, 'I am not'. Art thou that prophet? And he answered, 'No'.
22: "Then said they unto him, 'Who art thou ?' that we may give an answer to them that sent us. 'What sayest thou of thyself ?'
23: He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord, as said the prophet Esaias."
John 1:45: "Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith unto him, 'We have found him, of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets, did write, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph'."
John 6:14: "Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said, 'This is of a truth that prophet that should come into the world'."
Acts 7:37: "This is that Moses, which said unto the children of Israel, 'A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; Him shall ye hear'."
Jesus; and Moses,
Jesus; took up residence in Egypt, as did Moses.
Jesus; earthly family initially rejected Him, as did Moses' family.
Jesus; earthly family later believed and supported Him, as did Moses family.
Jesus role; Prophet, Priest, Lawgiver, Teacher and Leader of men, as was Moses.
Jesus fulfilled the law before Israel, which Moses delivered to Israel.
Jesus; taught new revelations from God, as did Moses.
Jesus; authenticated His teaching with miracles, as did Moses.
Jesus; confronted evil/demoniac power and subdued it, as did Moses.
Jesus; 70 disciples to teach the people, Moses appointed 70 elders.
Jesus; chose 12 apostles to bless the lands, Moses chose 12 spies to search out the land.
Jesus; fasted for 40 days, as did Moses.
Jesus; commanded the waves and natural elements, Moses - the Red Sea,
Jesus; transfigured, shone with Glory, as did Moses on Sinai,
Jesus; spread open His arms, interceding for mankind on the cross, with a man on each side of Him, as did Moses, interceding for Israel, with a man on each side of him.
Jesus; lifted up on the cross, Moses elevated the brass serpent,
Jesus; faced the rebellion of His own people, as did Moses.
Jesus; promised the Comforter, Moses promised "That Prophet",
Moses, delivered the children of Israel from Egyptian bondage,
Jesus Christ, delivered freedom to all who would trust in Him.
Moses, seven days later, Feast of First-fruits, led the children of Israel through the Red Sea, type of death and resurrection, and defeating the enemy of Israel.
Jesus, on the Feast of First fruits, became the First Fruits of the resurrection of the dead, defeating the archenemy of mankind, death.
Moses, 50 days later, on the feast of Penticost, delivered the Word of God from Mount Sinai,
Jesus, on the Feast of Penticost, delivered the baptism of the Holy Ghost.
Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said, This is of a truth `that prophet' that should come into the world. (John 6:14)
Adapted from, "Unveiling Mysteries of the Bible" G. R. Jeffries (by D. Hopkins)
Posted by dondegr8 at 12:23 PM EST
Updated: Friday, 17 December 2004 12:32 PM EST