The following essay was sent to a Messianic leader. He suggested that we exchange our respective views about the Messiah that was predicted by the prophets of the Jewish Scriptures. I sent him my point of view, but I never received any response from him. I do find it interesting that most of my correspondence with Messianics and Christians adhere to the same template. I write something based on Scripture, and the response I get is generally the same: silence. I wonder why?
As we agreed – here is my presentation of the Messiah from the perspective of the Jewish Scriptures.
Genesis 49:10 tells us that the Messiah will have the nations gather to him.
Numbers 24:17-19 tells us that the Messiah will achieve military victory over Israel’s enemies.
Isaiah 11:1-12:6 Describes a leader imbued with a spirit of God, wisdom, understanding, council, strength, knowledge and fear of God. He will be a righteous…
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