Series: Who is Jesus
Theme: Jesus is The Word Made Flesh
Lesson Number: 3 of 4
Lesson Title: PROPHECIES OF A COMING SAVIOR
Memory Verse: Isaiah 7:14; Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign; The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him IMMANUEL. (Immanuel means God with us)
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Throughout the Old Testament, God made numerous promises to send a Savior. The first of these promises was made to Adam and Eve. Then God sent prophets who were told about things that would happen in the future. God gave them messages to give to his people. Often the prophets were told to write down these messages. We can still read these messages in the Bible today.
God promised His people that He would send them a Savior to help them. God told His promises to his prophets, who wrote the promises down. For hundreds of years before the Savior came, God’s people heard of these promises and hoped he would soon come. Isaiah lived about seven hundred years before Jesus came. He was one of the prophets tp whom God spoke His promises. We can read these in the book written by Isaiah. Our memory verse is one of these promises.
Also in chapter 9: Isaiah says “A child will be born. A son will be given. He will be called Wonderful counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of peace.”
His peace will never end. In his kingdom will be everything that is right.
He will chase away all sadness. The people who walk in darkness will see a great light.
In Isaiah 53: he said; “He will die like someone who is evil. He will be counted with those who have done wrong things. His death will take away sins.
There were other prophets who were told promises about the coming Savior as well. They told about where he would be born, how he would live and how he would die for us.
Isaiah even told about the miracles the Savior would perform. (Isaiah 61)
God sent Jesus to be our Savior. He was the one promised to Adam,
Jesus was the one promised to Abraham, when God said that all the nations of the earth would be blessed trough him. Jesus was the one being pointed to when God asked Abraham to sacrifice his son.
Jesus was the one that God promised to David, who would sit on his throne forever.