“And the LORD said to me, ‘Throw it to the potter’ — the handsome price at which they priced me! So I took the thirty pieces of silver and threw them into the house of the LORD to the potter.” Zechariah 11:13 Every aspect of Jesus’ ministry is beautiful to us because it ended up being…

“Rejoice O Daughter of Zion! Shout, Daughter of Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and having salvation, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.” Zechariah 9:9 This is obviously the Messianic prophecy fulfilled by Jesus on Palm Sunday. What a remarkable event. He told a couple…

“He tends his flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young.” Isaiah 40:11 Now this is the Jesus I need today! It is very strengthening to study about God’s divine providence and His ability to control world events…

“Then will the eyes of the blind be opened and the ears of the deaf unstopped. Then will the lame leap like a deer, and the mute tongue shout for joy. Water will gush forth in the wilderness and streams in the desert.” Isaiah 35:5-6 Here is one of those Messianic prophecies that takes us…

“When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son.” Hosea 11:1 Most Biblical scholars see this Messianic prophecy as being fulfilled by Joseph and Mary as they heeded the warning of the Lord and fled Herod’s wrath by going to Egypt. It is pretty amazing to think that our…

“This is what the LORD says: ‘A voice is heard in Ramah, mourning and great weeping, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because her children are no more.’” Jeremiah 31:15 This is the most heart-breaking Messianic prophecy in all of Scripture. This verse is proof positive of Satan’s desire to “kill,…

“The kings of Tarshish and of distant shores will bring tribute to him; the kings of Sheba and Seba will present him gifts. All kings will bow down to him and all nations will serve him.” Psalm 72:10-11 One of my favorite events in the Bible is how the wise men traveled for miles to…

“The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners.” Isaiah 61:1 I love this prophecy! This is the Messianic prophecy…

“Marshal your troops, O city of troops, for a siege is laid against us. They will strike Israel’s ruler on the cheek with a rod. But 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…

“Therefore 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.” Isaiah 7:14 The context of this prophecy is really important. Isaiah had been sent to King Ahaz to tell him that he need not worry about the enemy that…

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