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Prophecies Fulfilled In Jesus

Ancient Bible writers predicted the Messiah would be born in Bethlehem, work wonders, die, raise to life and provide salvation to the world, plus many of the details along the way. The list below contains just a few of the over 300 prophecies in the Old Testament that predict some aspect of Christ's ministry! These predictions were written down by multiple people hundreds of years before they happened. Read the texts and absorb the evidence that Jesus Christ really did something extraordinary and supernatural. The text(s) containing the prediction is listed first, and then the New Testament text(s) showing its fulfillment is listed next. There is also an interactive study on one of the most amazing Old Testament prophecies regarding the Messiah, the 70 Weeks, that predicts the exact time Messiah would appear!

  Prediction   Bible Verses
There would be a messenger to prepare the way for the Messiah. Isaiah 40:3-5, Matthew 3:1-3, Mark 1:1-3, Luke 3:1-6, John 1:19-23
The Messiah would be born of a virgin. Isaiah 7:14, Matthew 1:18-23
The Messiah would be born out of the tribe of Judah. Genesis 49:10, Matthew 1:1-17, Luke 3:23-38
When the Messiah was born, innocent children would be slaughtered. Jeremiah 31:15, Matthew 2:16-18
The Messiah would go to Egypt following His birth. Hosea 11:1, Matthew 2:14, 15
The Messiah would come from Galilee. Isaiah 9:1-2, Matthew 2:19-22, 4:13-16
The Messiah's ministry would be one of healing and preaching the gospel. Isaiah 61:1-3, Luke 4:16-21
The Messiah would work with compassion and tenderness for the weak and hurting. Isaiah 40:11, 42:1-3, Matthew 12:15-21
The Messiah's own people would reject Him. Isaiah 53:3, John 1:10-11, 19:12-15
The Messiah would enter Jerusalem in triumph on a donkey Zechariah 9:1, John 12:13-15
A close friend would betray the Messiah. Psalm 41:9, Matthew 26:47-50, Mark 14:10, John 13:18-21
The Messiah would be betrayed for 30 pieces of silver. Zechariah 11:12, Matthew 26:14-15
The money paid to the Messiah's betrayer would be used to purchase a potter's field. Zechariah 11:13, Matthew 27:3-8
The Messiah would be deserted by His closest followers in His hour of need. Zechariah 13:7, Matthew 26:31, 56
The Messiah would be interrogated, struck and spit on. Isaiah 50:6, Matthew 26:67, Mark 14:65, John 19:3
The Messiah would be silent in the face of His accusers. Isaiah 53:7, Matthew 26:62-63, Mark 15:3, Luke 23:9
The Messiah would be pierced through His hands and feet (crucified). Psalm 22:16, Zechariah 12:10; Matthew 27:35, Mark 15:25, Luke 23:33, John 19:17-18, 20:24-25
The Messiah would die for the sins of others, not His own. Isaiah 53:1-6; Romans 4:25, 5:6-8, 2 Corinthians 5:21
Those who mocked the Messiah would say certain things. Psalm 22:7-8, Matthew 27:41-43
When the Messiah was dying, He would be offered gall and vinegar. Psalm 69:21, Matthew 27:34, John 19:28-29
The soldiers would cast lots and divide the Messiah's clothing. Psalm 22:18, Matthew 27:35, Mark 15:24, Luke 23:34, John 19:23-24
The Messiah would say certain words as He was dying. Psalm 22:1, 31:5, Matthew 27:46, Mark 15:34
The Messiah's bones would not be broken at His crucifixion. Psalm 34:20, John 19:31-33
In His death, the Messiah would be associated with common criminals and with the rich. Isaiah 53:9, Matthew 27:38, 57-60
The Messiah would be raised to life three days after His death. Hosea 6:2, Psalm 16:10, 49:15, Luke 24:1-8