The following articles are related to the topic of MESSIAH

Who Is the Mysterious Shiloh?

"The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, until Shiloh come: And unto him shall the obedience of the peoples be. Binding his foal unto the vine, and his ass's colt unto the choice vine; he has washed his garments in wine, and his vesture in the blood of grapes: his eyes shall ... read more »

What Is the Meaning of “Tender Plant. . . out of Dry Ground”?

"In Isaiah 53, the coming Messiah is described as a 'tender plant and as a root out of dry ground' (v. 2).What is the meaning of this expression?" Isaiah 53 is a veritable galaxy of prophecies regarding Jehovah's suffering Servant - the Christ.Seven centuries before the birth of Jesus, God's prophet declared that the Messiah would grow up under the ... read more »

Matthew’s Use of the Term “Fulfilled”

The general thrust of Matthew's Gospel record is to establish, on behalf of the Hebrews, that Jesus of Nazareth is the promised Messiah of Old Testament Scripture. The Greek New Testament (Aland et al. 1983) lists approximately sixty-eight Old Testament references cited in the Gospel of Matthew. In addition, the technical expression, "it is written," in the perfect tense (gegraptai), ... read more »

Jehovah’s Righteous Branch

The prophet Jeremiah was a prisoner of his own people, confined to "the court of the guard" in the city of Jerusalem (Jeremiah 33:1). He had agitated the Hebrews by his prophecies of the coming Babylonian invasion, and the ravaging of the city of Jerusalem. The day would come, he declared, when the city will be filled with the dead ... read more »

Was Mohammed a Prophet?

"How do I answer the Muslims when they say that Christ was just one of the prophets, and that the last prophet was Mohammed?" The answer - in two words - is: "evidence" and "logic." Let me explain. If it is the case that there is sufficient evidence to establish the proposition that Jesus of Nazareth was the promised Messiah ... read more »

The English Standard Version and Micah 5:2

Did the English Standard Version translators err in the rendition "origin" in Micah 5:2? But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose origin is from of old, from ancient days (emphasis added). The text, as it ... read more »

Salvation Is from the Jews

No Christian can be anti-Semitic toward the Jews. Christ was a Jew, and that by divine intent. In a conversation with a Samaritan woman, Jesus declared: "[S]alvation is from the Jews" (John 4:22). The focus, of course, was upon his personal identity as the Messiah (vv. 25-26). All people are indebted to the Hebrew nation for the Savior. Christians are ... read more »

Clouds Without Water: A Review of the New ACU Commentary

In the little letter that bears his name, Jude, a half-brother of our Lord, addressed a malignant first-century movement that threatened to undermine the integrity of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Certain teachers had wormed their way among the early saints with the ambition of changing the fundamental composition of Christianity. They wanted an "emerging church," different from that of ... read more »

What Must Be Done?

"And he began to teach them, that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders, and the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. And he spake the saying openly. And Peter took him, and began to rebuke him. But he turning about, and seeing his disciples, ... read more »

Does Psalm 22 Prophesy the Crucifixion of Christ?

Recently a gentleman sent us the following message. In the Bible you're using, you have a serious, misleading mistranslation - "They pierced my hands and my feet ..." The text should read: "Like a lion (Hebrew KeAri), they are at my hands and feet." The fundamentalists Christian interpreters actually changed the spelling of the word from KeAri (like a lion) ... read more »