Fifty Fulfilled Prophecies Regarding Christ’s Expiatory Sacrifice

It is often a great blessing to review the amazing accuracy of God’s Word by fixing our attention upon specific prophecies.

1. Prophetic announcement – Malachi 3:1……Mark 1:2
2. His heavenly commission – Isaiah 61:1-3……Luke 4:18-21
3. He will preach – Psalm 78:1-3……Luke 4:18-21
4. Of the priestly order of Melchizedek – Psalm 110:4……Hebrews 5:6
5. Jonah as a type of Christ – Jonah 1:7……Matthew 16:4
6. Triumphal entry into Jerusalem – Zechariah 9:9……Matthew 21:5
7. Falsely accused – Psalm 35:11……Mark 14:56
8. Dishonored – Psalm 69:19…..Matthew 27:29-31
9. Forsaken by friends – Psalm 38:11……Mark 14:50
10. Betrayed – Psalm 41:9……Mark 14:10
11. Double-crossed for silver – Zechariah 11:12……Matthew 26:15
12. The Rejected Cornerstone – Psalm 118:22-23……Matthew 21:42
13. Disavowed by men – Isaiah 53:3……Luke 23:21
14. Silent before accusers – Isaiah 53:7……Matthew 27:12-14
15. Face beaten – Isaiah 52:14……Luke 22:63-64
16. Spitting in His face – Isaiah 50:6……Matthew 27:30
17. Wounded and bruised – Isaiah 53:5-10……John 19:1-6
18. Stripes on His back – Isaiah 50:6……Matthew 27:26
19. Weak from carrying His cross – Psalm 109:24……Matthew 27:32
20. Hands and feet pierced – Psalm 22:16……John 20:25-27
21. No bones broken – Psalm 34:20…….John 20:33-36
22. Crucified with the wicked – Isaiah 53:9……Matthew 27:38
23. Garments gambled for – Psalm 22:16-18……John 19:24
24. Cry of the forsaken – Psalm 22:1……Matthew 27:46
25. Heart melted within Him – Psalm 22:14……John 19:34
26. Sun being hidden – Amos 8:9……Matthew 27:45
27. His thirst on the cross – Psalm 22:15……John 19:28
28. Given vinegar to drink – Psalm 69:21……John 19:29
29. Taunt to be delivered – Psalm 22:8……Matthew 27:43
30. Mockers shaking their heads – Psalm 109:25……Matthew 27:39
31. Being stared at – Psalm 22:17……Matthew 27:36
32. Looking at the Pierced One – Zechariah 12:10……John 19:37
33. No bitterness in His mouth – Isaiah 53:9……John 18:38
34. Forgiving His persecutors – Isaiah 53:12……Luke 23:34
35. Intercession for sinners – Isaiah 53:12……John 17:20-26
36. Commended His spirit to God – Psalm 31:5……Luke 23:46
37. His substitutionary death – Daniel 9:26……John 11:50-52
38. Shepherd injured and the sheep scattered – Zechariah 13:1-7……Matthew 26:31
39. Slain as a lamb – Isaiah 53:7……Revelation 5:12
40. Lacerated for our sins – Isaiah 53:5……I Peter 3:18
41. Healed by His stripes – Isaiah 53:5……I Peter 2:24
42. Burial with the rich – Isaiah 53:9……John 19:38-42
43. Purchase of the potter’s field – Zechariah 11:13……Matthew 27:3-9
44. The Man of Sorrows – Isaiah 53:12……Matthew 26:37-38
45. Savior of the Gentiles – Isaiah 49:6……Acts 13:47
46. His enemies His footstool – Psalm 110:1……Hebrews 10:13
47. Grave could not hold Him – Psalm 16:10……Mark 16:6
48. Resurrection – Psalm 16:10……Matthew 28:2-8
49. To sit at the right hand of power – Psalm 110:1……Luke 22:69
50. Our Heavenly High Priest – Zechariah 6:12-13……Hebrews 8:1
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Jesus told us that “He that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.”  (Matthew 10:38).

Meditate upon these prophecies and praise God for His sacrifice on the cross for our sins.

Maxim of the Moment

Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. - Will Rogers