books on Jesus fullfilling prophecy

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Landon Brake | Forum Activity | Posted: Mon, Jan 7 2019 1:47 PM

Hey there everyone,

So im looking for some books that explain and go into the prophecy that Jesus fulfills. Not really on 1 prophecy but in the broad sense of all of it and the fulfillment of it through Jesus.

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Levi Durfey | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jan 7 2019 3:18 PM

I've found Josh McDowell's, Evidence That Demands a Verdict helpful.

Chapter 9 is titled, Old Testament Prophecies Fulfilled In Jesus Christ. Here's the outline of that chapter: 


I. Introduction


II. The Significance of Messianic Prophecy
God Is the Source of Prophecy
Jesus, Together With the New Testament Writers, Appeals to Messianic Prophecy

III. Objections and Answers Regarding Predictive Prophecy

IV. The Case for Jesus as the Messiah Who Fulfills Scriptural Prophecies
Types and Foreshadowings
Messianic Predictive Prophecies
The Servant Song of Isaiah
Prophecies Regarding the Time of Messiah’s Coming

V. Summary of Old Testament Predictions Literally Fulfilled in Christ
His First Advent
His Forerunner
His Nativity and Early Years
His Mission and Office
His Passion
His Resurrection
His Ascension
His Second Advent
His Universal, Everlasting Dominion

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Jan Krohn | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jan 7 2019 3:22 PM

Article "Prophecy as proof of the Bible" in Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics (used to be part of many base packages, so there's the chance you've got it in your library).

Resource list under said article:

Sources   A. Y. Ali, The Glorious Qur’an
  G. T. B. Davis, Fulfilled Prophecies That Prove the Bible
  S. R. Driver, et al., trans., The Fifty-Third Chapter of Isaiah According to Jewish Interpreters
  R. S. Foster, The Supernatural Book
  N. L. Geisler and A. Saleeb, Answering Islam
  H. Hoehner, Chronological Aspects of the Life of Christ
  W. Kaiser, The Uses of the Old Testament in the New
  A. Kole, Miracle and Magic
  E. P. M’Ilvaine, The Evidences of Christianity
  R. Newman, ed., The Evidence of Prophecy
  J. B. Payne, Encyclopedia of Biblical Prophecy
  B. Ramm, Protestant Christian Evidences
  H. Schonfield, The Passover Plot: New Light on the History of Jesus
  H. Spencer, Islam and the Gospel of God
  P. W. Stoner, Science Speaks
Geisler, N. L. (1999). In Baker encyclopedia of Christian apologetics (S. 617). Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books.

In FL eBooks:

Walvoord, J. F. (2011). Every prophecy of the bible: clear explanations for uncertain times. Colorado Springs, CO: David C. Cook.

Bernis, J. (2011). A rabbi looks at jesus of nazareth. Grand Rapids, MI: Chosen Books.

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J. Remington Bowling | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Jan 8 2019 6:39 AM

Might also consider some of Michael Brown's volumes on Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus (you can get these volumes individually as well).

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Mattillo | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Jan 8 2019 9:17 AM

All good suggestions thus far. A couple of others I remember having some good things are:

I don't have enough faith to be an atheist (in logos) has a small section on this

https://www.logos.com/product/2826/i-dont-have-enough-faith-to-be-an-atheist 

Another small section that mentions Stoner's study: https://ebooks.faithlife.com/products/21052/ready-with-an-answer 

https://ebooks.faithlife.com/products/167013/every-prophecy-of-the-bible-clear-explanations-for-uncertain-times

https://ebooks.faithlife.com/products/55731/every-prophecy-about-jesus

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