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Unless otherwise noted, all scripture quotations are from the New King James Version.
1. How did Moses speak of Christ?
“The LORD your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from your midst, from your brethren. Him you shall hear” (Deuteronomy 18:15).
2. How may we know that the Prophet here spoken of is Christ?
“For Moses truly said to the fathers, ‘The LORD your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from your brethren […]Yes, and all the prophets, from Samuel and those who follow, as many as have spoken, have also foretold these days” (Acts 3:22,24).
3. Of whom was He to be born?
“Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel” (Isaiah 7:14).
4. Where was He to be born?
“But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of you shall come forth to Me the One to be Ruler in Israel” (Micah 5:2).
5. Was this prediction fulfilled?
“Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king” (Matthew 2:1).
6. How was His advent to be heralded?
“The voice of one crying in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the LORD; Make straight in the desert highway for our God” (Isaiah 40:3).
7. By whom was this fulfilled?
“Now this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?” […] He said: “I am ‘The voice of the one crying in the wilderness: “Make straight the way of the LORD,”’ as the prophet Isaiah said”” (John 1:19, 23).