Isaiah 53: The Death And Resurrection Of Jesus Christ

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The prophecy that spoke to me the most out of the eight prophecies is Isaiah 53:7 “He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and like a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he opened not his mouth.” This verse represents Jesus Christ, completely absent of sin, yet shows His complete obedience to God, as Jesus becomes the perfect atoning sacrifice to give His righteousness to sinners. Jesus Christ left His divine nature to be born a sinless lamb here on earth to fulfill the purposes of God. Jesus Christ represents the Lamb of God as this animal gave heightened significance in the Old Testament by what it represented in the Jewish sacrificial system. Furthermore, Jesus Christ …show more content…
Isaiah 53:7 demonstrates how followers of Jesus Christ should have an attitude of humbleness, submissiveness, and an expectancy of trust in God along with showing others love, patience and an attitude of gentleness.
These prophetic Old Testament and New Testament scripture verses demonstrate God’s plan and fulfillment of His salvation plan for humankind, that is to say the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world. Jesus Christ is the fulfillment of the law of the prophets as He accomplished what the law required, a sacrificial Lamb (Luke 24:27, Matthew 5:17-18). Romans 1:17 (ESV) teaches that Jesus Christ ended the law therefore; salvation comes through righteousness by faith. Romans 3:23 (ESV) teaches, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God”. Jesus Christ fulfills the law on people’s behalf thus extinguishing the penalties of sin. Therefore, believers are justified by grace in God and through faith in Christ Jesus (Romans 5:1). As followers of Christ, we must allow the Holy Spirit to mature us spiritually so we can

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