“He was assigned a grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death, though he had done no violence, nor was any deceit in his mouth.” — Isaiah 53:9 (NIV) Paul wrote in 2 Corinthians 5:21, “God made Him who had no sin, to be sin on our behalf; that we might become the righteousness […]
“When they came to the place called the Skull, there they crucified Him, along with the criminals — one on His right, the other on His left.” (Luke 23:33 NIV) In the whole realm of prophecies, there is much discussion about the legitimacy of their fulfillment. Some radicals argue that Jesus may have retroactively fulfilled […]
Jesus looked directly at them and asked, “Then what is the meaning of that which is written: ‘The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone?’ Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces, but he on whom it falls will be crushed.” (Luke 20:17–18, NIV84) In Jesus’ day just about every […]
"Jesus inaugurated the beginning of His ministry by reading this beautiful text from Isaiah 61 and telling the crowd that the fulfillment of the text begins now."