The Prediction of the Messiah in Isaiah 53 (A Defense Part 38)
One thing that sets off the Bible from other "books of religion" is predictive prophecy. The Bible claims that prophets (under the inspiration of God) actually foretold the futur...
Posted: July 22, 2015, 08:07 PM
The Prediction of the Suffering Messiah in Isaiah 53 (A Defense Part 39)
Is this very famous passage of the Old Testament really predicting a suffering Savior hundreds of years ahead of time? There is no debate that Isaiah was written hundreds of years before J...
Posted: July 22, 2015, 08:38 PM
They Pierced My Hands and My Feet (A Defense Part 40)
Psalm 22 was written by David, the King of Israel, at least one thousand years before the birth of Jesus. Jesus Himself quoted the first verse as applicable to Himself (Matt 27:46), and th...
Posted: July 29, 2015, 09:40 PM
The Historical and Linguistic Setting of the Immanuel Prophecy (A Defense Part 41)
Isaiah 7:14 tells us "Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bring forth a son, and you shall call his name Immanuel." Although the NT clearly explains the fulfillment of Isaiah ...
Posted: July 30, 2015, 10:24 AM
Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God (A Defense Part 42)
Most people are familiar with Isaiah 9:1-7 because of its repetition in Handel's "Messiah." The context for this song about the coming of the Messiah actually begins in 8:19. &nb...
Posted: July 30, 2015, 03:58 PM
Why Don't Christians Obey the Law of Moses? (A Defense Part 43)
Years ago I was in seminary in systematic theology classes, and when we would go through Paul's epistles in the original Greek-- we would go over the biblical view of the purpose of the Law of M...
Posted: July 30, 2015, 06:49 PM