How many prophecies did Jesus fulfill?
Below is an attempt to list the "types" and "prophecies" given in the Old and New Testaments that Jesus has fulfilled. Undoubtedly, it is not complete. But that’s one of the great things about the Bible—the more you read it, the more you see.
|Type: Adam is a type of Christ because both their actions affected a great many people.||Genesis 3:17-19|
|Type: Jesus is the fulfillment of the Passover Lamb.||Exodus 12:1-11|
|Type: The rock that produced water for Israel points toward Jesus and the living water.||Exodus 17:6|
|John 4:10; 1 Corinthians 10:3-4|
|Type: The tabernacle where God dwelt among the Israelites is a type of Jesus, God with us.||Exodus 25:8; Isaiah 7:14; 8:8, 10|
|Matthew 1:21-23; John 1:14; 14:8-11|
|Type: The feast of unleavened bread represents the purity of Jesus; Jesus’ burial is like a kernel in the ground, waiting to burst forth in life.||Leviticus 23:6|
|1 Peter 2:22|
|Type: The feast of first fruits represents Jesus as the first fruit from the dead.||Leviticus 23:10|
|1 Corinthians 15:20|
|Type: Those who looked up at the snake on a pole were saved. Those who "look up" at Jesus on the cross are saved.||Numbers 21:8-9|
|Type: Boaz is a type of Christ the redeemer.||Ruth 4:1-11; Ezekiel 16:8|
|Galatians 3:13; 4:5; Colossians 1:14|
|Type: Jonah was in the fish for three days. Jesus’ body was in the grave for three days.|