A Case for the Old Testament and the New Testament: Prophecy Fulfillment Part II
by Teri Dugan
We learned last week that anyone can claim to have prophetic abilities, but those who do fall short when it comes to accuracy in their predictions and specific details of the fulfillments. This is not the case with prophets in the Bible.
The difference we find in the prophecies of the Bible is that they are always 100% accurate, none have failed!
“Remember the former things, those of long ago; I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me. I make known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, what is still to come. I say, ‘My purpose will stand, and I will do all that I please.’” Isaiah 46:9-10 (NIV)
There are basically three categories of Biblical prophecy:
1) Prophecy that was made and fulfilled within Old Testament times
2) Messianic Prophecy that was made in Old Testament times and later fulfilled by Jesus
3) Apocalyptic Prophecy made in both the Old Testament and New Testament that is specific to future events yet to come
Here are just a few examples of prophecies fulfilled…