The Works of Christ

Isaiah 35:5  Then the eyes of the blind will be opened,
    and the ears of the deaf will be unstopped.
Then the lame man will leap like a deer,
    and the tongue of the mute will sing;
    for waters will break out in the wilderness,
    and streams in the desert.

Matthew 11:2  Now when John heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples and said to him, “Are you he who comes, or should we look for another?”

Jesus answered them, “Go and tell John the things which you hear and see: the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them. Blessed is he who finds no occasion for stumbling in me.”


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He Shall Save His People From Their Sins

Isaiah 35:4  Tell those who have a fearful heart, “Be strong!
    Don’t be afraid!
Behold, your God will come with vengeance, God’s retribution.
    He will come and save you.

Matthew 1:21  She shall give birth to a son. You shall name him Jesus, for it is he who shall save his people from their sins.”

Luke 2:11  For there is born to you today, in David’s city, a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Who Kills the Prophets

Isaiah 32:2  A man shall be as a hiding place from the wind,
    and a covert from the storm,
    as streams of water in a dry place,
    as the shade of a large rock in a weary land.

Matthew 23:37  “Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I would have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you would not!

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