Prophecies from JesusTurn in your Bible & mark for class tonight:Deuteronomy 18Acts 3Hebrews 1Prophecies from JesusIntroductionThere are many great men in the Bible who were prophets of God.There is no greater Prophet than Jesus Christ Himself!Jesus was sent forth by God as His Prophet (Heb. 1:1-2).Moses foretold of the coming of Gods Great Prophet (Deut. 18:18-19)Peter confirmed that Jesus of Nazareth was the fulfillment of Moses great prophecy (Acts 3:19-26)God established clear guidelines for determining the truthfulness and faithfulness of a prophet and his message (Deut. 18:21-22; Jer. 28:9). These can and should be applied to the prophecies of Jesus, too.Prophecies from JesusEvents That Would Transpire in His Last DaysHe would be betrayedInto the hands of men/sinners (Matt. 17:22; 26:45)To the chief priests and scribes (Matt. 20:18)By one of His own apostles/friends (Matt. 26:21, 47-50)He would be rejectedBy the elders and chief priests and scribes (Luke 9:22)By all of His apostles (John 16:32; Matt. 26:31)By one of His closest friends, Peter (Matt. 26:23; Mark 14:30)He would be deliveredTo the Gentiles (Matt. 20:19)Into the hands of sinful men (Luke 24:7)To be mocked (Luke 18:32)To be scourged (Matt. 20:19)To be spit upon (Mark 10:34)To be insulted (Luke 18:32)Prophecies from JesusEvents That Would Transpire in His Last DaysHe would suffer many things (Matt. 16:21; 17:12)He would be condemned to death (Matt. 20:18)He would be crucified (Mt. 20:19; 26:2; Lk. 24:7)He would be raised from the deadSpoke of it from early in His ministry (John 2:19-22)Compared to Jonah (Matt. 12:39-40)Be raised up on the third day (Matt. 17:23; 20:29)Be raised and go to Galilee (Matt. 26:32; Mark 14:28)He would ascend into heavenWould be taken away (Matt. 9:15; Luke 5:35)Go back to the Father (John 7:33; 8:21; 16:7; 20:17)Go to prepare a place (John 14:2-3)Prophecies from JesusEvents That Would Transpire in His Last DaysHow many of these prophecies were fulfilled in the last days of Jesus life?Every single one of them! Every single detail! Not one of them failed!Jesus is the Great Prophet of God!His words are true and come trueevery time!We can count on it!Prophecies from JesusEvents That Would Transpire After His AscensionThe Holy Spirit would comeThe Spirit of Truth would come (John 14:16-17, 26)Testify of Jesus (John 15:26)Guide the apostles into all truth (John 16:7-14)Give the words they would need (Matt. 16:19; 18:18)Give power to do signs & miracles (Mk. 16:17-20; Lk. 24:49)The church/kingdom would comeIt was at hand (Matt. 4:17; Mark 1:5)Build His indestructible church/kingdom (Matt. 16:18-19)See the kingdom come with power (Mark 9:1; Matt. 16:28)He would partake L.S. in the kingdom (Mt. 26:29; Lk. 22:18)Repentance & remission of sins preached (Luke 24:47)Prophecies from JesusEvents That Would Transpire After His AscensionPersecution would comeDisciples would be persecuted (John 15:20)Delivered up to councils & scourged (Matt. 10:17-18; 23:34)Hated for Christs name sake (Matt. 10:22)Put out of the synagogues (John 16:2)Killed as a service to God (John 16:2)Destruction of Jerusalem would comeDestroyed & burned by the Romans, His armies (Mt. 22:7)Surrounded, leveled, no stone left on another (Lk. 19:43-44)Suffer the worst tribulation ever (Matt. 24:1-34)Prophecies from JesusEvents That Would Transpire After His AscensionHow many of these prophecies were fulfilled in the days following Jesus ascension?Every single one of them! Every single detail! Not one of them failed!Jesus is the Great Prophet of God!His words are true and come trueevery time!We can count on it!Prophecies from JesusEvents That Would Transpire at the End of TimeThe Son of God will come again, a second timeHe promised He will come again (John 14:1-3)With His angels & with His reward (Matt. 16:27; John 14:3)The hour will be unknown & unexpected (Matt. 24:36-51)The dead will be raisedAll of the dead will hear His voice (John 5:28)All of the dead will be raised (John 5:29; 6:40, 54)Life after death is guaranteed (Matt. 22:29-32; John 11:25)The heavens & the earth will pass away (Matt. 24:35)The day of judgment will comeHis words will be the standard (John 12:48)Every idle word will be judged (Matt. 12:36-37)Every plant not planted by God will be uprooted (Matt. 15:13)Everything that man has done will be judged (Matt. 25:14-30)Everything man has not done that he should (Matt. 25:31-46)Prophecies from JesusEvents That Would Transpire at the End of TimeThe eternity of the eternal will comeFew will find the way to life (Matt. 7:14)Rewarded according to their works (Matt. 16:27)Well doneCome, you blessed (Matt. 25:23, 34)Receive a hundredfold & inherit eternal life (Matt. 19:29)Mansions prepared in the Fathers house (John 14:2-3)The faithful of all ages will be there (Matt. 8:11)Many will find the way to destruction (Matt. 7:13)Rewarded according to their works (Matt. 16:27)Wicked & lazyDepart from Me, cursed (Mt. 25:26, 41)Delivered unto to the torturers (Matt. 18:34-35)Fire not be quenched & worm never die (Mark 9:43-48)Weeping and gnashing of teeth (Matt. 25:30)Prophecies from JesusEvents That Would Transpire at the End of TimeHow many of these prophecies do you expect will be fulfilled at the end of time?Every single one of them! Every single detail! Not one of them will fail! You know it!Jesus is the Great Prophet of God!His words are true and come trueevery time!We can count on it!Prophecies from JesusConclusionGod foretold that the Great Prophet that He would send would speak the words of God (Deut. 18:18).Look at these words from Jesus, the Prophet:For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me (John 6:38).The word that I have spoken will judge him in the last day. For I have not spoken on My own authority; but the Father who sent Me gave Me a command, what I should say and what I should speak (John 12:48-50).We can have full confidence in the words of every prophet of God & especially His Greatest Prophet!Every single one of Jesus prophecies about the events in His last days and shortly after His ascension came to pass.We can have full assurance that every prophecy of Jesus about the events at the end of time will come to pass.Prophecies from JesusConclusionThe reasonable response:And it shall be that whoever will not hear My words, which He speaks in My name, I will require it of him (Deut. 18:19).And it shall be that every soul who will not hear that Prophet shall be utterly destroyed from among the people (Acts 3:23).We must hear and properly respond to the words of Jesus, the Prophet!Heres the real question: Are you ready?Are you ready for Jesus prophecy to be fulfilled and for Him to come again?