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Prophecies about the birth of Jesus

Bible overview
Old Testament prophecies about the birth of Jesus Christ and the fulfilment of them in the New Testament.
Contributed by LUMO project
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Prophecy as early as 1400 BC: The Saviour will be born as the offspring of a woman who will bruise the serpent’s head. (Genesis 3:14-15) <br/> Fulfillment: Galatians 4:4, Hebrews 2:14, 1 John 3:8 – Slide 1
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Prophecy given between 701-681 BC: He will be born of a virgin (Isaiah 7:13-14). <br/>Fulfillment: Matthew 1:18-23, Luke 1:26-35 – Slide 2
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Prophecy as early as 1400 BC: All nations to be blessed through Abraham. (Genesis 18:17-18, 12:3, 22:18, 26:4, 28:14). <br/> Fulfillment: Acts 3:25-26, Matthew 1:1,17, Galatians 3:16 – Slide 3
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Prophecy as early as 1400 BC: He will be a descendant of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob (Genesis 17:7, 19, 21:12, 26:2-4, 28:13, Numbers 24:17,19). <br/> Fulfillment: Matthew 1:1-2, 17, Luke 1:33, 3:23-38, Romans 9:7, Hebrews 2:16, 11:17-19 – Slide 4
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Prophecy as early as 1400 BC: He will be (the lion) from the tribe of Judah (Genesis 49:8-10, Micah 5:2). <br/> Fulfillment: Matthew 1:1-3, Hebrews 7:14, Revelation 5:5 – Slide 5
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Prophecy given between 626-586 BC: The Messiah will be a rod from the stem of Jesse, a righteous branch, a descendant of King David (Isaiah 9:7, 11:1-2, Jeremiah 23:5). <br/> Fulfillment: Matthew 1:1, 6, Luke 1:32, Acts 13:22-23 – Slide 6
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Prophecy given between 750-686 BC: He will be born in Bethlehem in Judea (Micah 5:2-5). <br/> Fulfillment: Matthew 2:1-6 – Slide 7
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Prophecy given around 1000 BC: Kings shall bring gifts and fall down before Him (Psalm 72:10-11). <br/> Fulfillment: Matthew 2:1-11 – Slide 8
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Prophecy given before 1000BC: He will be a firstborn son who is sanctified (Exodus 13:2, Numbers 3:13, 8:17). <br/> Fulfillment: Luke 2:7, 23 – Slide 9
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Prophecy given between 626-586 BC: There will be a massacre of children (Jeremiah 31:15). <br/> Fulfillment: Matthew 2:16-18 – Slide 10
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Prophecy given between 750-686 BC: He will be eternal (Micah 5:2). <br/> Fulfillment: John 1:1,4, 8:58, Colossians 1:15-19 – Slide 11
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