The children of Israel were camped by the plains of Moab. Balak, King of the Moabites was afraid of the Israelites because they had grown numerous and he called on Balaam to curse Israel.
Genesis 49:10 The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between His feet until Shiloh comes and to Him shall be the obedience of the people.
This prophecy concerns the last words of Jacob uttered to his sons after he had blessed Joseph’s sons. Jacob commences with his firstborn Reuben, and then Simeon and Levi, before giving a blessing to
This prophecy is part of a unit starting from Isaiah 7:1 which continues through to 9:7. Some are able to recognise Messianic prophecy in view, whilst others see the immediate circumstances concerning deliverance from
Daniel was praying for the Jewish people whilst in Babylonian exile in the first year of Darius the son of Ahaseurus (Xerxes). He recognised the exact time he was living in, since Jeremiah had
Over three centuries ago King Louis XIV of France asked Blaise Pascal for evidence of the existence of God. Pascal replied, “The Jews, your majesty, the Jews.” The preservation of the Jewish people is
Most contemporary Jewish commentaries state that Isaiah 53 relates to the suffering of Israel as a nation but not that of Messiah. Around a thousand years ago, Rashi was pressed on this issue and
Psalm 22 foretells astonishing detailed prophecy of the suffering and death of Messiah in addition to the cost of His sacrifice. Since we have finite capacities we are unable to fully comprehend that cost.