MORE HERMENEUTICAL ISSUES IN OLD TESTAMENT PROPHECY. HOW DID THE OLD TESTAMENT PROPHETS PREDICT JESUS?. The Meaning of “Fulfillment”. Different from our use of the term Application of a passage - Midrash Multiple fulfillments. Categories of Fulfillment. Non-Predictions (Hosea 11:1)
In earlier times He treated
the land of Zebulun and the
land of Naphtali with
But later on He shall make
it glorious, by the way of
the sea, on the other side
of Jordan, Galilee of the
The people who walk in
Will see a great light;
Those who live in a dark
The light will shine on them.
Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem!
Behold, your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed with salvation,
Humble, and mounted on a donkey,
Even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
Blessings for Faithfulness
Isaiah 39:6-7. “All that is in your house… shall be carried to Babylon…”
A Glorious Throne will be established
Jeremiah 3:17. “They shall call Jerusalem, ‘The throne of the Lord…’”The King
Micah 3:12. “Zion will be plowed as a field. Jerusalem will become a heap of ruins…”
A Glorious Temple will be established
Isaiah 2:2. “The mountain of the house of the Lord will be established...”The Temple
Gentiles punished for plundering IsraelThe Gentiles
"As it is written in the law of Moses, all this calamity has come on us; yet we have not sought the favor of the LORD our God by turning from our iniquity and giving attention to Thy truth.”
“If also after these things, you do not obey Me, then I will punish you seven times more for your sins.”
"Speak to Zerubbabel governor of Judah saying, 'I am going to shake the heavens and the earth. 22 'And I will overthrow the thrones of kingdoms and destroy the power of the kingdoms of the nations; and I will overthrow the chariots and their riders, and the horses and their riders will go down, everyone by the sword of another.’”
“On that day,” declares the LORD of hosts, “I will take you, Zerubbabel, son of Shealtiel, My servant,” declares the LORD, “and I will make you like a signet ring, for I have chosen you,” declares the LORD of hosts.