Jesus the Prophet  
Was Jesus really a Prophet of God?
Jesus is a real, historical person, born in the Land of Israel, during the Roman occupation, in approximately the year 3 BC. Jesus was born Jewish is one of the least contested truths of the Bible

The table below lists Biblical verses and evidences where Jesus is refered to as a Prophet.

1Jesus the Prophet
And they were offended in him. But Jesus said unto them, A Prophet is not without honour, save in his own country, and in his own house.
Matthew 13:57

2Disciples call Jesus a Prophet
And he said unto them, What things? And they said unto him, Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, which was a Prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people:
Luke 24:19

3People call Jesus a Prophet
And the multitude said, This is Jesus the Prophet of Nazareth of Galilee.
Matthew 21:11

4Name was Yeshua
Jesus is a real, historical person, born in the Land of Israel, during the Roman occupation, in approximately the year 3 BCE. However, at the time, his name was actually pronounced "Yeshua".
5A Jewish Prophet
That Jesus was born Jewish is one of the least contested truths of the Bible.
6Tribe of Judah
Jesus (Jesus) is from the Tribe of Judah (Heb. 7:14). His earthly father was descended from David (Matt. 1:6-16) and His mother was as well
Luke 1:27

Luke 1:32-34

Luke 3:23-31

7Hebrew Scripture
When faced with temptation, Yeshua answered from the Hebrew Scripture . When teaching, He taught from the Hebrew Scripture . When admonishing, He quoted from the Hebrew Scripture

Matthew 4:2-10

Deuteronomy 8:3

Deuteronomy 6:16

Deuteronomy 6:13

Matthew 22:42-45

Mark 7:6-13

8Jewish Temple
In the sermon on the mount He affirmed the authority of the Torah and the Prophets even in the Kingdom of Heaven . He regularly attended synagogue and His teaching was respected by the other congregants . He taught in the Jewish Temple and if He were not a Jew, His going into that part of the Temple would not have been allowed.
Matthew 5:17

Matthew 5:19-20

Luke 4:16

Luke 4:15

Luke 21:37

Acts 21:28-30

9Loved the Temple
Yeshua's parents made the 140 mile round trip to Jerusalem every Passover. It was at the age of 12 that Yeshua stayed behind an extra three days to learn from the Temple teachers. Although He already understood the Torah well , His attitude of listening and questioning indicates love of the Hebrew scripture and respect for the teachers. He also respected the Temple itself, calling it His Father's . Near the end of His life, He praised a widow for giving all she had to the Temple
Luke 2:41

Deuteronomy 16:16

Luke 2:46

Luke 2:47

Luke 2:49

Luke 21:1-4

10Jewish Festivals
He observed Passover and went up to Jerusalem . He observed Succot and went up to Jerusalem . He also observed Hanukah and probably Rosh haShanah , going up to Jerusalem on both those occasions as well, even though it isn't commanded in the Torah.
John 2:13

Deuteronomy 16:16

John 7:2

John 7:10

John 7:14

John 10:22

John 5:1

11A Jew
A Samaritan woman easily recognized He was a Jew
John 4:9

12Dressed as a Jew
Yeshua not only taught others how to live a Jewish life, He lived it Himself. The outward signs of this were such things as wearing tzitzit (tassles) on His clothing (Strong's 2899) to serve as a reminder of the commandments.
Luke 8:43

Matthew 14:36

Numbers 15:37-39

13I am Jew
Yeshua self-identified as a Jew and as King of the Jews From His birth to His last Passover. Jesus lived as a Jew.
John 4:22

Mark 15:2

Luke 22:14-15

14Disciples spoke Jewish
Yeshua's disciples spoke Hebrew
John 1:38

John 1:41

15Disciples were Jewish
In adult life, His disciples were Jews
John 1:47

Matthew 20:25-26

16Rabbi to Disciples
They called Him 'Rabbi' . Mary called Him 'Rabboni' . They sought Him because they believed the Torah and the Prophets.
John 4:31

John 20:16

John 1:45

17Parents were practising Jews
Yeshua's parents made the 140 mile (225 m.) round trip to Jerusalem every Passover in observance of
Luke 2:41

Deuteronomy 16:16

18Born a Jew
Jesus was born a Jew. Jesus lived as a Jew.
19King of Jews
In addition, Jesus was born King of the Jews . The King of the Jews must Himself be Jewish. Jesus was born King of the Jews . The King of the Jews must Himself be Jewish.
Matthew 2:2

Deuteronomy 17:15

Matthew 2:2

Deuteronomy 17:15

Jesus was circumcised according to Jewish law and redeemed according to Jewish law.
Luke 2:21

Leviticus 12:2-3

Luke 2:22-23

Numbers 18:15

21Tribe of Judah
Nevertheless, according to the Bible, the Messiah must be descended from the tribe of Judah as King David was and descended from King David himself . That is why the Messiah is called Son of David.

Jesus (Jesus) is from the Tribe of Judah . His earthly father was descended from David and His mother was as well .
Genesis 49:10

1Samuel 17:12

1Corinthians 28:4

2Samual 7:12-13

Isaiah 9:6-7

Jeremiah 23:5-6

Matthew 21:9

Hebrews 7:14

Matthew 1:6-16

Luke 1:27

Luke 1:32-34

Luke 3:23-31

22Family were Jewish
His aunt Elizabeth was Jewish (a descendant of Aaron, Moses' brother) and His uncle Zacharia was a Jewish priest. His mother atoned according to Jewish law.

His mother atoned according to Jewish law .

His aunt Elizabeth was Jewish (a descendant of Aaron, Moses' brother) and His uncle Zacharia was a Jewish priest .

Both of Yeshua's parents were from Nazarethand they returned there with the Child when they had done everything according to the Law of the Lord that His birth required . His aunt and uncle were also Torah observant Jews so we can see that probably the whole family took their faith very seriously.
Luke 1:5

Luke 1:36

Luke 2:24

Leviticus 12:6-8

Luke 2:24

Leviticus 12:6-8

Luke 1:5

Luke 1:36

Luke 1:26-27

Luke 2:4

Luke 2:39

Luke 2:39

Luke 1:6

Although He was born in Bethlehem, Jesus was raised in Nazareth. Both were Jewish towns at the time, according to archeologists and historians. Bethlehem is just south of Jerusalem while Nazareth is north, in the Galilee section.
Matthew 2:1

Micah 5:2

Luke 2:39-40

The book of the genealogy of Messiah Jesus ("Jesus Christ"), the son of David, the son of Abraham
Matthew 1:1

25Abraham was the father of the Jews
Abraham was the first Hebrew. God changed his name from Abram . In the Bible he is called Abram the Hebrew. So we can see that Jesus (Jesus) is descended from "Abram the Hebrew." Even to this day, Jews are also called "Hebrews", and the language of the Jews is "Hebrew".

Abraham and his descendants were given the unconditional covenant of the Promised Land and the covenant of circumcision. Abraham is the father of the Jews . Isaac was his son and Jacob was his grandson. Thus, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob are known as the Patriarchs, the fathers of the Jews.
Genesis 17:5

Genesis 14:13

Genesis 17:8

Genesis 17:10

Acts 3:12-25

Matthew 1:2

26Jacob had 12 sons
Jacob's name was changed by God to "Israel" and he had twelve sons from whom come the Twelve Tribes of Israel. All of their descendants are known collectively throughout the Bible as the Children of Israel.
Genesis 35:10-12

Genesis 35:23-26

Exodus 1:6-7

27Judah was a Jew
One of those twelve sons was Judah and it is from his name that we get the word 'Jew'. Although Yehudah (Judah) was only one of the twelve, by 700 BCE, because of the course of Israel's history, the word Yehudee (Jew) came to mean any person descended from Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob . So, for instance, Saul haShaliach (the Apostle Paul) was of the tribe of Benjamin yet he self-identified as a Jew.
Genesis 35:23

Matthew 1:2

Jeremiah 34:9

Romans 11:1

Acts 22:3

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