Advent

Advent

Old Testament prophecy: Was Jesus subject to the government?

Old Testament prophecy: Was Jesus subject to the government?

Was Jesus subject to the government? Yes, He was. Kind of. Sort of. Does Old Testament prophecy say this was going to be the case? Well, we can say yes, in a way. Yet again the Nelson's Topical Reference we're using for this Advent study has a New Testament verse ...
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Jesus came to save the lost

Old Testament Prophecy that Jesus came to save the lost

Old Testament Prophecy that Jesus came to save the lost. Most Christians hopefully know Jesus came to save the lost. But if you're Christian, ask yourself, do you know of any Old Testament prophecy about Messiah coming to save the lost? Or do you only know it by New Testament ...
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Old Testament prophecy about the timing of Jesus' birth

Old Testament prophecy about the timing of Jesus’ birth

Today's topic is Old Testament prophecy about Jesus' birth. No, not the exact day. And, by the way, Jesus wasn't born on December 25th. Rather, the prophecy about when Jesus would be born was more like a formula, which was derived from a prophecy referred to as the seventy sevens ...
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Old Testament prophecy announcing Jesus' birth

Old Testament prophecy announcing Jesus’ birth

This segment of our look at Advent focuses on Old Testament prophecy announcing Jesus’ birth. We’ve seen prophecy about Jesus, but this is specifically about announcing His birth. As we progress through the series on the first Advent, we get more and more granular. It’s truly amazing that prophecies, written ...
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Old Testament prophecy on Jesus coming as a man

Old Testament prophecy on Jesus coming as a man

This segment of our look at Advent focuses on Old Testament prophecy on Jesus coming as a man. Well, OK, as a baby. If you've read the earlier articles, you probably noticed that the reference verses are from Philippians. Weird, huh? To me, it's bordering on annoying. How can a ...
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Old Testament prophecy - The first coming of Jesus

Old Testament prophecy on the first coming of Jesus

Advent is the time when Christians celebrate the coming of Jesus. But that's only part of Advent. Old Testament prophecy told the people at that time about the promised first coming of Jesus. God sending a Messiah to save His people. And an offer of salvation to those who weren't ...
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what is Advent

Do you know – what is Advent about?

It's Advent season. But do we know what it is? What is Advent is about? For instance, do we realize that the first Advent has come and gone, and now we're waiting for the second Advent? And after we do know, are we really ready for the second coming of ...
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