"For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek." -- Romans 1:16

14 Facts Every Jew Should Know and Believe Concerning the Messiah

by H.M. Mael

1. The MESSIAH was to come of the seed of the woman.

Genesis 3:15; Jeremiah 31:22; Luke 1:31,34,35; Galatians 4:4.

2. The MESSIAH was to be virgin born: His name was to be called Immanuel (God with us).

Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:18-20, 22-23; Luke 1:26,31.

3. The MESSIAH was to be a child born, a son given.

Isaiah 9:6; Matthew 3:17; Hebrews 10:5-7; Psalm 40:7-8; Luke 2:11; John 3:16; 1 John 4:9-10.

4. The MESSIAH was to be called Jesus (Saviour, Heb., Yeshua).

Matthew 1:21; Luke 2:21; Acts 4:12, 5:31, 13:23,38; Isaiah 12:2-3; 49:6; 62:11.

5. The MESSIAH was to be the Son of God, the Creator.

Proverbs 30:4; Psalm 2:7; Acts 13:33; Hebrews 1:5; Mark 1:11, 9:7; John 1:34; 6:69; 1 John 4:14; Acts 9:30.

6. The MESSIAH was to come when the sceptre had departed from Judah.

Genesis 49:10; Numbers 24:17; 1 Kings 9:7; Jeremiah 22:15; Daniel 9:25; John 1:41; 4:25-26, 42.

7. The MESSIAH was to be born in Bethlehem.

Micah 5:2; Matthew 2:5-6; Luke 2:4; John 7:42.

8. The MESSIAH was to come meek and lowly, riding on a colt, the foal of an ass.

Zechariah 9:9; Matthew 21:5-11; Psalm 118:26.

9. The MESSIAH was to be a prophet like unto Moses.

Deuteronomy 18:15, 18-19; John 1:45; 6:14; 7:40-41; Acts 3:21-26.

10. The MESSIAH was to suffer and die for the sins of the world.

Isaiah 53; Psalm 22; Daniel 9:26; John 11:49-52; 1:29; Mark 15:24-28; Luke 9:22; 18:31-33.

11. The MESSIAH was to rise again from the dead.

Matthew 12:40; 26:32; 28:6-7; Luke 24; Acts 1:1-3; 2:22-36; Acts 10:40-43; Psalm 16:10; Mark 16:14; John 2:18-22.

12. The MESSIAH was to be the mediator of the New Covenant.

Jeremiah 31:31-34; 32:40; 33:14-17; Hebrews 8:6-13; 9; 12:24-25; Jeremiah 23:5-6.

13: The MESSIAH was pre-existent.

Micah 5:2; John 1:1-2; 6:62; 8:54-58; 17:5-8; Philippians 2:6-11; Revelation 1:5-8; Isaiah 44:6.

14. The MESSIAH was co-equal with God, and is the King of Israel.

Luke 1:32-33; 19:35-38; John 18:33,37; 1:49; Isaiah 9:6-7; John 14:8-11; 10:30; 17:11,21; Titus 2:13; Acts 1:9-12; Zechariah 14:4; 12:10-12; 13:6; Revelation 1:8.