On the Way to Emmaus: Five Major Messianic Prophecies Explained

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Paul called the leaders of the Jews together … many came to him at his lodging, to whom he explained and solemnly testified of the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus from the Law of Moses and the prophets, from morning till evening. And some were persuaded by the things which were spoken, and some disbelieved." (Acts 28:17, 23-24, cf. Luke 24:27, 44; Acts 8:35)

The discussion about messianic prophecies is therefore an important one. It hits at the very origins of ...

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Overview

Paul called the leaders of the Jews together … many came to him at his lodging, to whom he explained and solemnly testified of the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus from the Law of Moses and the prophets, from morning till evening. And some were persuaded by the things which were spoken, and some disbelieved." (Acts 28:17, 23-24, cf. Luke 24:27, 44; Acts 8:35)

The discussion about messianic prophecies is therefore an important one. It hits at the very origins of Christianity and takes us to the very heart of the early Jewish-Christian controversy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781936716432
  • Publisher: Messianic Jewish Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/31/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 236
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Introduction 1

Chapter I The Seed 11

Poetic Analysis 13

The Serpent 15

The Subject(s) of the Fight 17

The Verb of the Fight 19

Genesis 3:15 in the Hebrew Bible 21

Genesis 3:15 in Jewish Tradition 28

Parallel Texts Recognized as Messianic in Jewish Tradition 31

The Messianic Fight 34

Chapter II The Star 41

Poetic Analysis 43

The Literary Structure of Numbers 24:15-19 44

Prophetic Inspiration 45

Numbers 24:17 in the Hebrew Bible 54

Numbers 24:17 in Jewish Tradition 63

Parallel Texts Recognized as Messianic in Jewish Tradition 67

Numbers 24:17 in the New Testament 69

The Messianic Hope 70

Chapter III The Sign 77

Poetic Analysis 80

The Virgin 81

The Child 84

Isaiah 7:14 in the Hebrew Bible 88

Isaiah 7:14 in Jewish Tradition 94

Parallel Texts of Isaiah 7:14 Recognized as Messianic in Jewish Tradition 97

Isaiah 7:14 in the New Testament 99

The Messianic Birth 100

Chapter IV The Servant 107

Poetic Analysis 110

The Suffering Servant and Israel 111

The Servant as Atoning Sacrifice 118

The Servant as King 120

God as the Servant 121

Isaiah 53 in the Hebrew Bible 126

Isaiah 53 in Jewish Tradition 133

Parallel Texts of Isaiah 53 Recognized as Messianic in Jewish Tradition 138

Isaiah 53 in the New Testament 139

The Messianic Suffering 141

Chapter V The Sevens 149

Poetic Analysis 152

The Seventy Weeks 156

The Messiah 166

Daniel 9:24-27 in the Hebrew Bible 176

Daniel 9:24-27 in Jewish Tradition 182

Parallel Texts of Daniel 9:24-27 Recognized as Messianic in Jewish Tradition 183

Daniel 9:24-27 in the New Testament 185

The Messianic Time 189

Synthetic Table of Messianic Interpretation 195

Conclusion

The Lessons of Messianic Prophecy 197

The Hermeneutic Lesson 198

The Historical Lesson 201

The Jewish-Christian Lesson 204

About the Author 209

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