The Amazing Prophecies in the Bible

If we have Studied the Word of God we would have discovered that there are Statements and much Prophecy that only God could have known when He Inspired Man to write the Bible. Such as the World was Round when at that time it was written everyone believed it was Flat and a Giant held it up but in  (Isaiah 40:22) and (Job 26:7) they say otherwise.

Pathology was a long way off in those days but D.N.A is also mentioned in  (1Corinthians15:39)

 We see Jesus’ Divinity below as The Living Word being One in Spirit with The Heavenly Father and The Holy Ghost…

1 John 5: 7 For there are Three that bear record in Heaven, The Father, The Word and The Holy Ghost and these Three are One.

John 1:1-3  In the beginning was The Word and The Word was with God and The Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by Him and without Him was not any thing made that was made. In Him was life and the life was The Light of Men. And The Light Shineth in darkness and the darkness comprehended it not.

Aids was also documented (Romans 1:27) although both were not named as such because they are Modern day Names the same as Dinosaurs, they were called Dragons and Leviathans in Scripture and The Rapture was called the First Sickle in Revelation. There is also all the Prophecy Scripture in connection to Jesus’ Birth and Death and Resurrection and the end of the World with His return most of which we now know has been fulfilled and we can see the Signs of others being not far off fulfillment.

Amazing Facts about Prophecies in Scripture

Dr. Charles Ryrie says that according to the laws of chance it would require Two Hundred Billion earths populated with four Billion People each to come up with one Person whose life could fulfil One Hundred Accurate Prophecies without any errors in sequence. Yet the Scriptures record not One Hundred but over Three Hundred Prophecies that were fulfilled in Christ’s first Coming alone.

Scientific evidence recorded also Points to the Existence of God. The Author Peter Stoner with a PhD in Mathematics was one of the founders of the American Scientific Affiliation a Professional Organization for Christians in the Scientific field.

Messianic Prophecy

Peter Stoner  proceeds to select eight of the best known Prophecies about the Messiah and calculated the probability of just 8 Messianic Prophecies being fulfilled in the life of Jesus. As you read through these Prophecies you will see that all estimates were calculated as conservatively as possible but the odds of their accidental fulfillment in one Person as being 1 in 1017.

The Messiah will be Born in Bethlehem (Micah 5:2) The average population of Bethlehem from the time of Micah to the present (1958) divided by the average population of the earth during the same period = 7,150/2,000,000,000 or 2.8×105.

A Messenger will prepare the way for the Messiah (Malachi 3:1) One Man in how many the World over has had a forerunner (in this case, John the Baptist) to prepare his way?    Estimate: 1 in 1,000 or 1×103.

The Messiah will enter Jerusalem as a king riding on a donkey (Zechariah 9:9) One Man in how many, who has entered Jerusalem as a ruler, has entered riding on a donkey?
Estimate: 1 in 100 or 1×102.

The Messiah will be betrayed by a friend and suffer wounds in His hands (Zechariah 13:6) One Man in how many the World over has been betrayed by a friend resulting in wounds in his hands?     Estimate: 1 in 1,000 or 1×103.

The Messiah will be betrayed for 30 pieces of silver (Zechariah 11:12). Of the People who have been betrayed one in how many has been betrayed for exactly 30 pieces of silver?      Estimate: 1 in 1,000 or 1×103.

The betrayal money will be used to purchase a Potter’s field (Zechariah 11:13) One Man in how many after receiving a bribe for the betrayal of a friend has returned the money had it refused and then experienced it being used to buy a Potter’s field? Estimate: 1 in 100,000 or 1×105.

The Messiah will remain silent while He is afflicted (Isaiah 53:7) One Man in how many when he is oppressed and afflicted though innocent will make no defense of himself? Estimate: 1 in 1,000 or 1×103.

The Messiah will die by having His hands and feet pierced (Psalm 22:16) One Man in how many since the time of David has been Crucified?   Estimate: 1 in 10,000 or 1×104.

Multiplying all these probabilities together produces a number (rounded off) of 1×1028. Dividing this number by an estimate of the number of people who have lived since the time of these Prophecies (88 billion) produces a probability of all 8 Prophecies being fulfilled accidentally in the life of One Person. That probability is 1in 1017 or 1 in 100,000,000,000,000,000. That’s one in one hundred quadrillion!

The Accuracy of Prophecy

Bible Prophecies concerning Cities and Nations and the odds of their being fulfilled. The first is a Prophecy in (Ezekiel 26) concerning the city of Tyre. Seven Prophecies are contained in this Chapter which was written in 590 BC:

Nebuchadnezzar shall conquer the city (vs. 7-11).

Other nations will assist Nebuchadnezzar (v. 3).

The city will be made like a bare rock (vs. 4 & 14).

It will become a place for the spreading of fishing nets (vs. 5 & 14).

Its stones and timbers will be thrown into the sea (v. 12).

Other cities will fear greatly at the fall of Tyre (v. 16).

The old city of Tyre will never be rebuilt (v. 14).

Four years after this Prophecy was given Nebuchadnezzar laid siege to Tyre. The siege lasted 13 years. When the city finally fell in 573 BC, it was discovered that everything of value had been moved to a nearby Island.

Two hundred and forty one years later Alexander the Great arrived on the Scene. Fearing that the fleet of Tyre might be used against his Homeland, he decided to take the Island where the City had been moved to. He accomplished this goal by building a causeway from the Mainland to the Island, and he did that by using all the building materials from the ruins of the old City. Neighboring Cities were so frightened by Alexander’s conquest that they immediately opened their gates to him. Ever since that time Tyre has remained in ruins and is a place where fishermen spread their nets.

Thus every detail of the Prophecy was fulfilled exactly as Predicted.

Peter Stoner calculated the odds of such a Prophecy being fulfilled by Chance as being 1 in 75,000,000, or 1 in 7.5×107. (The exponent 7 indicates that the decimal is to be moved to the right seven places.) and also the probabilities of the Prophecies concerning Samaria, Gaza and Ashkelon, Jericho, Palestine, Moab and Ammon, Edom and Babylon and the odds of Prophecies being fulfilled that predicted the closing of the Eastern Gate (Ezekiel44:1-3), the plowing of Mount Zion (Micah 3:12) and the enlargement of Jerusalem according to a prescribed pattern (Jeremiah 31:38-40).

Combining all these Prophecies he concludes that “the probability of these 11 Prophecies coming true if written in human wisdom, is… 1 in 5.76×1059. Needless to say, this is a number beyond the realm of possibility.

He asks us to imagine filling the State of Texas knee deep in Silver dollars. Include in this huge number one Silver dollar with a black check mark on it. Then turn a blindfolded Person loose in this sea of Silver dollars. The odds that the first coin he would pick up would be the one with the black check mark are the same as 8 Prophecies being fulfilled accidentally in the life of Jesus.

The point of course is that when People say that the fulfillment of Prophecy in the life of Jesus was accidental they do not know what they are talking about. Keep in mind that Jesus did not just fulfill 8 Prophecies, He fulfilled 108. The chances of fulfilling 16 is 1 in 1045. When you get to a total of 48 the odds increase to 1 in 10157. Accidental fulfillment of these Prophecies is simply beyond the realm of possibility.

When confronted with these statistics Skeptics will often fall back on the argument that Jesus purposefully fulfilled the Prophecies. There is no doubt that Jesus was aware of the Prophecies and His fulfillment of them. For example when He got ready to enter Jerusalem the last time He told His Disciples to find Him a donkey to ride so that the Prophecy of Zechariah could be fulfilled which said; “Behold, your King is coming to you gentle and mounted on a donkey” (Matthew 21:1-5 and Zechariah 9:9).

But many of the Prophecies concerning the Messiah could not be purposefully fulfilled such as Bethlehem the Town of His Birth (Micah 5:2) or the nature of His betrayal (Psalm 41:9) or the manner of His death (Zechariah 13:6 and Psalm 22:16).

One of the most remarkable Messianic Prophecies in the Hebrew Scriptures is the one that precisely states that the Messiah will die by Crucifixion. It is found in (Psalm 22) where David Prophesied the Messiah would die by having His hands and feet pierced (Psalm22:16) That Prophecy was written 1,000 years before Jesus was Born. When it was written the Jewish method of Execution was by Stoning. The Prophecy was also written many years before the Romans perfected Crucifixion as a method of Execution.

Even when Jesus was killed the Jews still relied on Stoning as their method of Execution but they had lost the power to implement the death penalty due to Roman Occupation. That is why they were forced to take Jesus to Pilate the Roman Governor, and that’s how Jesus ended up being Crucified in fulfillment of David’s Prophecy.

The bottom line is that the fulfillment of Bible Prophecy in the life of Jesus proves conclusively that He truly was God in the flesh. It also proves that the Bible is Supernatural in Origin.

For Creation Science resources see the following Websites…..

* Institute for Creation Research

* Answers in Genesis

* Creation World View

* Creation Truth Foundation

* Probe Ministries

Another confirmation with detailed listing of all 108 Prophecies fulfilled by Jesus is contained in Dr Reagan’s book “Christ in Prophecy Study Guide.” It also contains an analytical listing of all the Messianic Prophecies in the Bible  both Old and New Testaments  concerning both the First and Second Comings of the Messiah.

.Thank you for sharing with me the Amazing Prophecies of God as recorded in Scripture and we remember below His words to us concerning all Scripture that was Inspired by Him and not changed by False Teachers or Man’s Translation errors or wrong interpretation but we do not have to worry about deception, having asked for His Wisdom and Empowering He will show us when they are in error because of these.

2 Timothy 3: 17 All Scripture is given by Inspiration of God and is Profitable for Doctrine, for Reproof, for Correction, for Instruction in Righteousness.That the Man of God may be Perfect and  thoroughly equipped to do all His Good Works.

Christian Love and Blessing – Anne ( Grannie Annie )

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About Freedomborn ... Aussie Christian Focus

Hi I’m a Spiritual Child of The King of Kings and Lord of Lords, my name is Anne. I live in Queensland Australia, I’m very much a People person believing we are all people of worth and unique, so I have much Joy in sharing with people personally and over the Internet. My main focus in life is my wonderful Friendship with Jesus Christ, without Him everything else would be meaningless, I have deep heartfelt thanks and appreciation that I'm a Spiritual Child of The King of Kings and I seek to share with others how truly wonderful that is with the hope they too will realize the same and be set free.
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28 Responses to The Amazing Prophecies in the Bible

  1. thank you for sharing

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  3. Mr. Smiff says:

    Read some of those numbers years ago, thanks for causing a memory search and for adding more for clarification.
    Love the numbers, scriptural references and method you placed them in for a quick glimpse into the infinite mind of our Creator.
    God bless

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  4. Debbie M. says:

    I believed when God touched my heart with the love and hope of Jesus Christ! After I became a Christian, I learned about the “statistics” behind the Bible’s prophecies and God’s fulfillment. With a background in engineering, I love how God responds to our hearts’ and minds’ desires to better understand God and His power at work for us!

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    • Yes as you shared Debbie we have God’s Love in our Hearts when we choose His free Gift of Salvation in Jesus our Lord and Redeemer.

      I use to wonder Debbie what I should ask for when I read Jesus’ advice for us, To Ask, Seek and Knock but He showed me and like you I no longer doubt His Truth in Scripture including His Prophesies. Wow after my being an Atheist for almost 30 years that is really saying something. But with the Holy Spirit’s confirmation in our Hearts we know God’s Truth, so we don’t have to be convinced.

      Yes it’s True as we can see confirmed in the Scriptures below which like you I also Love to share, that asking for God’s Wisdom and Empowering by The Holy Spirit, which none of us were Born with, confirms all of His Good Will for us and gives us His Understanding which fleshy Man’s wisdom, understanding, logic and reasoning doesn’t, it only leads to confusion and some to even falling away if they don’t have God’s foundation in their hearts.

      Proverbs 4:7 Wisdom is the Principal thing therefore get Wisdom and with all thy getting get Understanding.

      James 1:5-6 If any of you lack Wisdom let that giveth to all liberally and upbraideth not and it shall be given them. But let them ask in Faith nothing wavering. For them that wavereth are like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.

      Luke 11:13……. how much more shall your Heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that Ask Him?

      1 Corinthians 2:9-16 But as it is written, Eye hath not seen nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of Man the things which God hath prepared for them that Love Him. But God hath revealed them unto us by His Spirit for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God. For what Man knoweth the things of a Man, save the spirit of Man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no Man but the Spirit of God. Now we have received not the spirit of the world but the Spirit which is of God that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. Which things also we speak not in the words which Man’s wisdom teacheth but which the Holy Ghost Teacheth, comparing spiritual things with Spiritual. But the Natural Man receiveth not the things of The Spirit of God for they are foolishness unto him neither can he know them because they are Spiritually discerned. But he that is Spiritual judgeth all things yet he himself is judged of no Man. For who hath known the Mind of The Lord that he may instruct Him? but we have The Mind of Christ.

      John 16:13 -15. Howbeit when He The Spirit of Truth is come He will guide you into all Truth for He shall not speak of Himself but whatsoever He shall Hear that shall He speak: and He will shew you things to come. He shall glorify me for He shall receive of mine and shall shew it unto you. All things that The Father hath are mine therefore said I that He shall take of Mine and shall shew it unto you.

      1 John 2:26-28 These things have I written unto you concerning them that seduce you. But the anointing which ye have received of Him abideth in you and ye need not that any Man Teach you but as the same anointing Teacheth you of all things and is Truth and is no lie and even as it hath taught you ye shall abide in Him.

      Matthew 10:26-28 Fear them not therefore for there is nothing covered that shall not be revealed and hid that shall not be known. What I tell you in darkness that speak ye in Light and what ye hear in the ear that preach ye upon the housetops (KJV) (perhaps our Computers today ?)

      “Christ”ian Love Debbie and God’s Blessings,
      Annie.

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      • Debbie M. says:

        As I look back over my journey to faith in Jesus, I can recognize some of the barriers that God had to break through. My background is in engineering so I wanted to put God “into a box of my understanding.” Once, I let go of that, I was able to trust God’s good plans for me even if I didn’t understand them.

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  5. bjsscribbles says:

    I have seen and learned evidence of God’s prophecy’s as a new christian. I am amazed at what is written in scripture. I pray that we will all be witnesses one day to Gods word.

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  6. Cristina says:

    Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! (Rom)
    Blessings Anne! Thanks for sharing.

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    • A great Verse Cristina to sum up the awesomeness of having God’s Wisdom and Knowledge, a gift we can all have when we ask in Faith. 1 Corinthians 2:9-16 explains why we than know God’s good will for us. Thank you for sharing too.

      Christian Love Cristina and God’s Blessings,
      Anne ( Grannie Annie )

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  7. Only God… It amazes me that anyone could dismiss these miracles. Great post, Anne!

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  8. Amazing!
    It is interesting to know that the probability of certain things occurring by chance are very slim in a certain time frame. Yet, the prophecies in the scripture were fulfilled with such accuracy.
    Lots of detailed computation; putting this together must have been quite a task! Kudos to the mathematicians too.
    Well done, Grannie Annie; I trust that the unpacking and settling into the new home has been smooth!
    All the best!

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  9. Nehemiah Project says:

    I remember hearing of just the mathematical possibilities of the Messianic prophesies being random or even deliberately made to line up. In short, let’s just say, God’s got this all sewn up.

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    • How sad John that some have to rubbish what they don’t understand and others pass on their criticism without true confirmation that what is shared it is not genuine. What they propagate critically is just hearsay and not confirmed because of course they have no proof, it’s just what they want to believe or have heard that seeks to cast doubt on those who confirm God’s Truth with Facts, Reason and Logic, most who criticize Scriptural Confirmation are Atheists.

      So do those who share the Facts in this Post have all the Truth, God knows and also their Hearts but what is shared above leaves no doubt that Prophesy is from God not Man as are God’s Inspired Scriptures and most of what is shared above in my Post as shown can be proven with the Confirmation of Scripture.

      God’s Blessings,
      Anne ( Grannie Annie)

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  10. God’s Words give Light in the darkness to those who choose to listen and than in Faith, Trust and Obey.

    Blessings – Grannie Annie.

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  11. God is incredible! So much to process. Thank you for sharing!

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    • A wonderful response Abigail ……God is Incredible!….. So very True!

      Thank you for your Heart response to God’s Truth in Scripture Abigail. I’m pleased you took the time to read what I shared in this Post even though it had a lot of detail like the Bible has.

      Yes it’s True God’s inspired Words in Scripture were also given with lots of detail, they weren’t short and sweet, the Scriptures in the Bible originally had no Books or Chapters or Verses these were added later, the New Testament and some of the Old Testament were written in Upper case and had no small Particles like “a’ and “it” etc.

      When I read the Scriptures Abigail, I give God the time to show me what is needed to know or to share, I don’t limit the Holy Spirit and it is the same when I Post or Comment, so once again Thank you for your interest and for your passionate response.

      Christian Love Abigail and God’s Blessings,
      Anne ( Grannie Annie)

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