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Just as there are numerous prophecies of the beginning of Jesus’ life on earth, there are also many that foretold of the Lord’s last week on earth.  

The 40-Days of Lent Began on Wednesday, March 1

Let the 40 days be a time of preparation and remembering Jesus’ victory over sin and death.  Pause to ponder what the people of His day knew.  

Watch this short video of prophecy from the Prophet Isaiah. Then review the additional prophecies that were fulfilled in Jesus’ last days on earth and reflect on His finished work on earth that opened the way to eternal life in Heaven. 

Jesus would be betrayed.

Prophesied:  Psalm 41:9, Zechariah 11:12-13

Fulfilled: Luke 22:47-48, Matthew 26:14-16

Jesus would be betrayed by a friend:

Prophesied: Psalm 41:9 

Fulfilled: Mark 14:17-18

Jesus would be betrayed for 30 pieces of silver.

Prophesied:  Psalm 41:9, Zechariah 11:12-13

Fulfilled: Luke 22:47-48, Matthew 26:14-16

The money would be used to purchase a potter’s field.

Prophesied: Zechariah 11:13 

Fulfilled: Matthew 27: 3-5

Jesus would be accused by false witnesses.

Prophesied: Psalm 35:11, Psalm 109:2 

Fulfilled: Matthew 26:59-60, Matthew 27:9-10

Jesus would be silent before his accusers. 

Prophesied: Isaiah 53:7

Fulfilled: Mark 15:4-5

Jesus would be spit upon, beaten, and whipped.

Prophesied: Isaiah 50:6

Fulfilled: Matthew 26:67, Matthew 27:26

Jesus would be hated without cause.

Prophesied: Psalm 35:19, Psalm 69:4

Fulfilled: John 15:24-25

Peter would deny Jesus.

Prophesied: Mark 14:30

Fulfilled: Mark 14:66-72

Jesus’ hands and feet would be pierced.

Prophesied: Psalm 22:16 

Fulfilled: John 19:37; 20:27

Roman soldiers would gamble for Jesus’ garments.

Prophesied: Psalm 22:18

Fulfilled: Matthew 27:35-36, Luke 23:34, John 19:23

Jesus bones would not be broken.

Prophesied: Psalm 34:20

Fulfilled: John 19:32-33

Jesus would be crucified with criminals.

Prophesied: Isaiah 53:12

Fulfilled: Matthew 27:38, Mark 15:27-28

Jesus would be given vinegar to drink.

Prophesied: Psalm 69:21

Fulfilled:  Matthew 27:34, John 19:28-30

Jesus’ hands and feet would be pierced.

Prophesied: Psalm 22:16, Zechariah 12:10

Fulfilled: John 20:25-27

Jesus would be mocked.

Prophesied: Psalm 22:7-8

Fulfilled: Luke 23:35

Jesus would be forsaken by God.

Prophesied: Psalm 22:1

Fulfilled: Matthew 27:46

Jesus would pray for his enemies.

Prophesied: Psalm 109:4

Fulfilled: Luke 23:34

Soldiers would pierce Jesus’ side.

Prophesied: Zechariah 12:10

Fulfilled: John 19:34

Jesus would be an atoning sacrifice for sin.

Prophesied: Isaiah 53:5-12

Fulfilled: Romans 5:6-8

Jesus would be buried with the rich:

Prophesied: Isaiah 53:9

Fulfilled: Matthew 27:57-60

Jesus would be in the grave three days and three nights:

Prophesied:  Matthew 12:40, John 2:19-21

Fulfilled: Acts 10:40

Jesus would be resurrected from death.

Prophesied:  Psalm 16:10, Psalm 49:15

Fulfilled: Matthew 28:27, Acts 2:22-32

Jesus would ascend to heaven.

Prophesied: Psalm 24:7-10

Fulfilled: Mark 16:19, Luke 24:52

Jesus would be seated at God’s right hand.

Prophesied: Psalm 68:18, Psalm 110:1

Fulfilled: Matthew 22:44, Mark 16:19

Then He took the twelve aside and said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of Man will be accomplished. (Luke 18:31)

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    Prepare for Lent (Video)
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    How Should You Observe Lent? (Article)
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    The Last Supper

    What is Maundy Thursday?  The Basin & The Towel
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    Was Jesus Forsaken by His Father?
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    Sadness and Despair: The Darkest Days of All Time
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