THE ROLE OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (ISAIAH 40:3-5; MALACHI 3:1; 4:5-6; LUKE 7:20-35.)
THE CONCEPT OF THE MESSIAH IN THE NEW TESTAMENT (LUKE 1:26 – 38, 2:1 – 23, 23:1 – 35, 24:50 – 51)
‘Messiah’ is a Hebrew word meaning the ‘anointed one’. In Greek it is Khristos.
Jewish expectations of the Messiah were as follows:
Expected Response in summary
Describe the concept of the Messiah in the New Testament.
Five qualities of the servant of Yahweh according to prophet Isaiah
Further Reading ...
Give eight reasons why God Sent prophets to Israel. (8mks)
Failures prophet Micah condemned Israel’s leaders for
In what ways was the birth and life of Jesus going to be extraordinary according to Angel Gabriel
The Birth of Jesus Foretold [LUKE 1:26-38]
There are several references in the New Testament which show how Jesus Christ fulfilled the Old Testament prophecies concerning the Messiah’s coming. These are;
What did Prophet Isaiah say/prophesize about Jesus/Messiah?
ISAIAH’S PROPHECY ABOUT THE MESSIAH/JESUS
With reference to St. Luke's gospel explain the Jewish expectation of the Messiah
Characteristics of false prophets in the Old Testament.
Identify six characteristics of false prophets in the Old Testament. (6 marks)
OUTLINE ISAIAH`S PROPHECY CONCERNING THE SUFFERING SERVANT OF YAHWEH. (ISAIAH 53)
Outline Isaiah`s prophecy concerning the suffering servant of Yahweh. (Isaiah 53). (7mrks)
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Explain the Jewish expectations concerning the Messiah