Saturday, February 11, 2017

Messiah, 300A

~ The Many New Testament References to the Hebrew Scriptures ~

Background  ~  Jesus Christ said, “Search the Scriptures—they testify of Me” (John 5:39).  “And beginning with Moses and with all the prophets, Jesus explained to them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures” (Luke 24:27).

Hebrew Scripture Quotations  ~  One Scholar has listed 613 direct quotations from the Old Testament – there may well be more!

Hebrew Scripture Allusions  ~  It has been documented that there are well over 1,000 allusions to the Old Testament contained within the New Testament. 

Hebrew Scripture Language  ~  A scholar has noted that there are at least 4,150 New Testament verses which use Old Testament language. 

The Key Conclusion  ~  Jesus Christ is who He and many eye witnesses claim He is:  The Son of God…  The Lamb of God…  The Christ…  The Jewish Messiah… 

The Key Questions  ~  1. Who do YOU say that Jesus Christ is?  2. If you are unsure, are you willing to personally study the New Testament Scriptures with an open mind?  3. Or, are you willing to suffer the consequences of overlooking the most important decision you can make during your lifetime? 

~ Robert Lloyd Russell, ABUNDANT LIFE NOW

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