‘…From morning till evening he expounded to them, testifying to the kingdom of God and trying to convince them about Jesus both from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets.’
(Acts 28:23 ESV)
How Habakkuk 2:19 And Ezekiel 28:15 Show Isaiah 28:16’s ‘…precious cornerstone…’ Is The Messiah (Christ), And Not The Torah.
This explanation of Holy Scripture aims to show how the precious ‘cornerstone’ that Isaiah 28:16 tells us to believe in for everlasting life without end at resurrection (Isaiah 28:16, 28:18), is the created Lord Jesus Christ (Adonai Yehoshua HaMoshiach) (Ephesians 2:20).
This is done by showing how Habakkuk 2:19 speaks of the devil (satan/Lucifer/Jezebel ref. Isaiah 14:12 KJV, Revelation 2:20, 2:22) as a ‘lifeless/mute stone’ (Habakkuk 2:19 ESV/NIV), after his ‘burial’ (Isaiah 14:20) in the lake that burns with fire forever and ever (ref. Revelation 20:10).
This explanation is relevant, as a popular rebuttal to the interpretation of Isaiah 28:16-22 is that it is speaking of the Torah as what is to be believed in.
Whilst a believer is to uphold the Torah (the Law of Moses ref. Romans 3:31 ESV, Psalm 119:160), this explanation will show Isaiah 28:16-22 to be speaking specifically of the created Christ (Messiah) instead on this occasion, and is therefore useful in confirming his identity from the fuller scope of Holy Scripture.
Holy Scripture Tells Us That The King Messiah (Christ) Saved The Ancient Israelites Out Of Egypt [On G-d’s Behalf] (Jude 1:5, Isaiah 63:11-13, 53:1)
This explanation of shares how Holy Scripture tells us that the created being know also referred to as a man – ‘the Lord Jesus Christ (Adonai Yehoshua HaMoshiach), is the one who represented G-d by leading the ancient Israelites out of Egypt [on behalf of G-d].
This is said in both the New Testament in Jude 1:5, and also in the poetic and at times cryptic prophet Isaiah 63:11-13, and 53:1.
Sharing how the 123 years that Aaron the lecitical High Priest lived for, can be viewed sequentially (1->2->3), and this can symbolically represent;
1) The Levitical Priesthood,
2) The Messiah as High Priest in the order of Melchizedek,
3) Everlasting life without end by believing.
The Tanakh (Old Testament) Never Really Intended The Messiah (Christ) To Have A Typical, ‘Traditional’ Birth (Psalm 110:1, Matthew 22:42-46)
This explanation is another proof which shows that the Messiah is Christ.
This is achieved by sharing Psalm 110:1 and how it actually tells us that the Messiah would not have a typical, ‘traditional’ birth – as Matthew 22:42-46 explains by way of riddle.
Instead king David calls Messiah (Christ) his lord, a title which a parent does not address his child by.
This all demonstrates that the link in the prophets and writings between kind David and Messiah is of a spiritual nature and presented poetically.
This explanation is extracted from the larger article entitled ‘Proving The Messiah (Jesus) Is King David’s Descendant – From The Torah (Definitive)‘.
The name of the Messiah (Christ) – the created, righteous Son of G-d, has appeared in and has reportadly been translated back and forth through several languages – such as Hebrew, Greek, Latin, and back to Greek.
This explanation shares the variants, language rescource(s) and even variants to the names of other men that appear in the Bible.
Branching from the Torah statute found in Deuteronomy 18:15-19 which instructs us to listen (and in turn do) what G-d’s prophets instruct or they will be punished, here is the formula for proving that the Messiah is Christ;
Matthew 5:17-18 Explained; ‘…not to abolish but to fulfill…’ and ‘…not a dot will pass from the Law until all is accomplished…’
Here we will see that in no place does the well read passage of Matthew 5:17-18 abolish or cancel Torah Law (the law of Moses).
Instead, we will learn that the things that these verses actually speak of are as follows;
A) Christ was not sent to cancel the Law of Moses, but rather observe (fulfil) G-d’s commandments in his own walk.
B) when it says ‘…not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished.’ (ESV), this means no laws are cancelled as per the previous verse – however the ‘new covenant’ was put in place at his death and resurrection – and this means believers are under the new covenant, not the old.
You are most welcome to read on for more detailed information with references.
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A stumbling block with some, is the thought that ‘because Jesus has no biological human father, he therefore cannot be a descendant of king David and king Solomon – as the Scriptures say G-d instead performed a miracle, and Mary became pregnant.’
Here, how King Jesus (Yehoshua/Yeshua) is to be counted as a descendant through both king David and king Solomon, is shared.
What we will find is that despite both of the human parents of the Messiah (Christ) both coming through king David, and one also through king Solomon – the books of the Prophets and the Writings are consistently poetic, figurative, and spiritual in nature, therefore they must be interpreted accordingly;
The non-biological human father of the Messiah (Christ), is therefore the key marker to identifying the Messiah (Christ)- along with the marital link between both parents (Joseph and Mary).
With King Yehoshua (Jesus) having been physically born of Mary; Christ is inturn deemed a Jew.
With Christ (Messiah) being Joseph’s son by way of his mother and he marrying; this is where the poetic and figurative link to the prophets and the writings that speak of Messiah is made.
1 Corinthians 15:27; ‘Everything Under’ Christ – Explained (There Is No ‘Trinity’ feat. Matthew 28:18)
1 Corinthians 15:27 is explained out of love, and the chief aim is to show how it does not speak if the incorrect man-made doctrine known as the ‘trinity’.
Instead, the verse is showing us that G-d has put Christ all things in subjection to Christ, except for G-d Himself.
A number of other verses which are similar will also inturn be explained.
Messiah As Priest, No World Peace Here, Messiah Rules From Above, Levite Priests?
Here a neat table of contents is addressed, and various topics addressed – which ideally allow for better understanding and grasp.
■ The Priesthood Of Melchizadek Is Recognized By God:
■ Messiah (Christ) Was Sent Here To Become A Priest In The Order Of Melchizadek.
■ What Does This Then Mean For The Levitical Priesthood – Is It Abolished And No More?
■ What is The Need Of A High Priest In The Order Of Melchizadek?
■ No Holy ‘World Peace’ Here Amongst Men, Rather It Is Between The Holy God and Mankind:
■ Messiah Rules From Above, Right Now In The New Heaven And Earth
The aim of this explanation of Holy Scripture is to peaceably share how in no place does it, or any other Scripture allow for human sacrifice – rather, the verse uses the word ‘ransom’ in a unique way, as the Law of Moses and the rest of Holy Scripture forbids human sacrifice (Deuteronomy 24:16, Jeremiah 31:30, Ezekiel 18:20 etc.).
Instead, when the verse says ‘ransom’, it speaks of the Messiah’s (Christ’s) personal walk and obedience until death – to fulfil prophecy spoken of himself, and be declared High Priest in the order of Melchizadek forever to then intercede for the sins of many (Psalm 110:4, 45:7, Isaiah 53:11-12).
How Christ Prays, And Is Not A Literal Human Sacrifice For Sin – (Verse explanations; Hebrews 9:26, 9:23, 10:5, 10:9, 10:12, 10:14, Isaiah 53:12)
The aim of this explanation is to further interpret verses which speak of either Christ’s death and ressurection, or his blood – as they are; poetic and meorphical in a certain way, especially if they read along the lines of ‘sacrifice’ or ‘makes us clean’.
This explanation of Holy Scripture further demonstrates the connection between Christ in the Psalm where it says he ‘…you love righteousness and hate wickedness…’, and how he was then ‘annointed’ as high ‘…priest forever in the order of Melchizadek…’ – after being raised from the dead (ref. Psalm 45:7, 110:4, Hebrews 5:10).
Here we will see;
■ Proverbs Confirming Christ Was Created, New Testament Confirming His ‘Nickname’ As ‘Wisdom’.
(Proverbs 8:12, 8:22 NASB, Luke 7:35, Matthew 11:19)
■ Everlasting Life By Believing In Wisdom (Christ)
(With the above; Proverbs 8:35, Isaiah 28:16, Ephesians 2:20, John 3:16 KJV)
■ Christ As Wisdom, And Was There At The Beginning Of The Rest Of Creation (Proverbs 8:12, 8:21-22 NASB, 8:24-29, 8:35 ESV)
■ Isaiah Writes The Words of Christ Speaking; How He Was There At The Beginning Even In Genesis 1:26 – However, With The Other Dot Points Here And Commentary; This Does Not Mean The ‘Trinity’ Is Real.
(Isaiah 48:16, with the above and Genesis 1:16)
Sharing how Genesis 22 and Isaiah 53 are interlinked and speak of Christ as the Messiah who would die, and be raised from the dead.
This explanation aims to share Isaiah 42:6, 49:8, two fantastic verses which show us that the servant whom G-d sent is one man (Messiah/Christ) and therefore not a nation (many people).
These verses both state Messiah was ‘given’ as/for a [new] ‘covenant’ (ref. Jeremiah 31:31) for the many – in the sense that he is the High Priest in the order of Melchizadek (Psalm 110:4, 45:7) for the new covenant.
1 John 2:1-2: ‘…propitiation for our sins…’ – Christ Makes Intercession, And Is Not A Human Sacrifice (Explained)
This explanation aims to show how God’s good commandments forbid human sacrifices (ref. Deuteronomy 24:16, Ezekiel 18:20), and thus 1 John 2:1-2 (or any other similar verse for that matter) is in no way saying that Christ (Messiah) was a literal human sacrifice for our sins.
Instead, with verse 1 first telling us that Christ is our ‘advocate’, the word typically translated as ‘propitiation’ in 1 John 2:2 is then reviewed.
We see that the English dictionary’s definition for ‘propitiation’ can be defined as ‘appeasing’, and in phrase form can be described as how ‘Christ lifts his hands in prayer to God as our representation in a propitiation-like, priestly manner, to please Him on our behalf.’.
We will see that this is the better rendering and translation of what the word ‘propitiation’ means in this instance, as other verses confirm Christ appeases G-d, by praying (interceding) for us here (Isaiah 53:12, Romans 8:34), as advocate and mediator (1 John 2:1, 1 Timothy 2:5).
Many English translations render all instances of the word ‘god’ in Psalm 45:6-7 with a capital letter ‘G’ – even when speaking about the Messiah (Christ).
This can create confusion and lead a believer to mistakenly think that this passage supports the incorrect ‘trinity’ doctrine, as a consequence.
The following clearer translation assists a person in reading the verses in their proper context.
May this rendering of the passage be fruitful;
Sharing a video explanation of how Isaiah 9:6 does not speak of the incorrect man-made doctrine known as the ‘trinity’. Further, a published Hebrew contextual translation of the verse is also shared – it to, demonstrates no reference to the ‘trinity’. Shalom and kind regards.
Here, Isaiah 53:10 is explained in it’s entirety showing exactly where Holy Scripture actually prophesied the death and resurrection of Christ (Messiah).
When it says ‘He will prolong his days…’, this is speaking of when ‘G-d raised His son (Christ) from the dead.’
Israel The Servant; Man (Singular) Or Nation (Plural)? – Key Verse By Verse Explanation, From Isaiah.
Here, key instances where the words ‘Israel’ and/or ‘servant’ occur in the book of Isaiah, are explained to assist a person understand whether each verse or passage is speaking of the Messiah (Christ), or the nation of Israel.
Here is the brief, linked summary of the subject verses which are covered here in this article;
• Isaiah 41:8-9 – Nation (plural)
• Isaiah 43:10 – Nation (plural)
• Isaiah 44:1-2 – Nation (plural)
• Isaiah 44:21 – Nation (plural)
• Isaiah 45:4 – Nation (plural)
• Isaiah 48:20 – Nation (plural)
• Isaiah 49:3 – Messiah (Christ) (singular)
• Isaiah 49:5 – interpretation included in Isaiah 49:3 explanation.
• Isaiah 49:8 and 42:6 – Messiah (Christ) (singular)
• Isaiah 50:10 – Messiah (Christ) (singular)
• Isaiah 52:13 – Messiah (Christ) (singular)
• Isaiah 53:10 and 53:11 – Messiah (Christ) (singular)
• Christ’s/Messiah’s resurrection in Isaiah 53
Sharing how to explain the riddle of Isaiah 49:3 and 49:5, and how this is a key to confirming the suffering ‘righteous servant’ of Isaiah 53 is one man, the created, risen, Lord Jesus Christ (Adonai Yehoshua the Messiah), and not a nation.
A brief summary showing some of the blessings of the New Covenant, what it is, and how believing in Christ (Messiah) is the only possible way to receive such.
All of this ultimately means complete forgiveness of sins and everlasting life without end at resurrection.
The purpose of this explanation of Holy Scripture is to explain why the Lord Jesus (Yehoshua) Christ was baptized by John the Baptist in water.
Essentially the main reasons were;
A) to be identified and made known as the Messiah before John the Baptist and the people of Israel.
B) to obey the prophet of the LORD (John the Baptist) and recieve an instructed baptism in water that the people of Israel were to undertake out of obedience.
Baptism is another word for immersion (tevilah), which has essentially always been the way that the Law of Moses instructs a person to cleanse themselves.
John began instructing the Israelites to be baptised in an act of repentance and obedience to G-d.
This explanation is submitted out of love, and a primary reason for it being shared is due to an inaccurate interpretation of Scripture that some may currently and sadly hold – which when paraphrased, is along the lines of ‘Christ needed baptism by John for forgiveness…’.
Here we will see why such an assertion is not Scripturally true at all, and that the risen Lord Jesus Christ has always literally been without sin.
May it be fruitful.
Showing how Matthew 27:46 indeed references the beginning of Psalm 22:1
‘…”My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”…’
(Psalm 22:1 NIV)
– however the recitation of the Psalm stops there, and the actual context of what is being communicated is found in Isaiah 49:4
‘…“I have labored in vain;… yet surely my right is with the LORD, and my recompense with my God.”’
(Isaiah 49:4 ESV)
– As only part of the people believed, Isaiah says ‘…laboured in vain…’ (ESV), and this communicates how Christ yearns for all people to be saved, and not just some – much like His Father’s will (1 Timothy 2:3-4, 2 Peter 3:9).
Isaiah also shows us how Christ (Messiah) also looked forward to being at the right hand of G-d above, again.