Though the actual number of prophecies fulfilled by Christ can be argued and if any sources external to the Scripture make any indirect statements, the fact that the Scripture consistently proves they were fulfilled quite easily is there for the reader to discern as a source of historical perspective.
It is not uncommon for biblical prophecy to have one level of fulfillment in the immediate future, and a final fulfillment many years later in the person and work of the Savior, Jesus. This is sometimes referred to as duality of prophecy.
Many present Isaiah 7:14 and the term 'virgin' as an example of disproving the birth of Christ. Yet, why did the Greek writer of Matthew 1:23 use the word 'parthenos' for virgin? Just luck or a trick?? The pregnacy of Isaiah's new wife and the birth of her son in Isaiah 8:3 could have been a sign to King Ahaz. However, this would have been a fulfillment, not the fulfillment. Reading a bit further to get the full context, we can see how Christ completely fulfilled this prophecy in the coming of God's only Son to the earth. He is the only Child who can truly be called Wonderful, Counselor, and Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6).
Consider the unusual female genealogy given in Genesis 3:15 and spoken to in Galatians 4:4. And this from a patriarchal system. How about inheriting the Throne of David in 2 Samuel 7:12-13; Isaiah 9:6-7; Jeremiah 23:5 compared to its fulfillment in Matthew 1 and Luke 3 as well as, Romans 1. Or how God said He was Eternal in Micah 5:2; John 8:5; Ephesians 1:3-14; and Colossians 1:15-19.
Lastly, there are several verses in Scripture where Christ Himself, says let it be so that the Scripture be fulfilled. Considering the vast number of prophecies this one Man fulfilled, it would be mathematically improbable to think anyone but the God Family could do so.
No, there is no extrabiblical evidence that Jesus fulfilled any Old Testament prophecies, let alone more than 300 prophecies. In fact, even the New Testament itself struggles to show that Jesus fulfilled any, even though the New Testament authors had access to the Hebrew scriptures.
Let's have a look at the supposed prophecies of the virgin birth of Jesus:
This example shows that there was never really a prophecy of Jesus in the Old Testament. If none of the 300 prophecies was real, then there can be no witness outside the New Testament that they were fulfilled. This proliferation of supposed prophecies is explained quite well by Burton L. Mack in Who Wrote the New Testament. He says there is a trick that seems to come naturally when studying The Bible. One can ask any question of the Bible and get some kind of answer. If the first answer does not appear to be helpful, one can look for another answer to the same question, until the right answer appears. It is a trick that Mack sees happen all the time, in the classrooms of the School of Theology at Claremont. At first the study of a text may not seem to support a traditional Christian conviction, or the answer one hopes to find in the Bible. But with a little ingenuity, one can set up the comparison again with other emphases and make the answer come out right.
Your last will and testament will have to be signed by you and also by two witnesses.
In the Bible there is no such thing as new creatures God is making, or such thing as in the New Testament. Prophecies from Ezekial and Revelations and the two witnesses from before the throne of God are entirely different things.
There is no restriction concerning how materially rich one of Jehovah's Witnesses can be. This is a matter of personal decision and personal circumstances.
Jehovah the God of the Old Testament also called Yahweh.
Jehovah's Witnesses do not take the Bible Book of Revelation literally. Many things indicate that this Bible Book has a symbolic meaning. In fact, many of the things described have already occurred, other ones are still to be fulfilled.
Jehovah's Witnesses believe that Jesus is the "first-born" and "only begotten" son of Almighty God and that he came to the earth willingly to redeem mankind from the sin that Adam put upon all his offspring. That by exercising faith in this "ransom sacrifice" of Jesus is the only means of salvation. John 3:16 Jehovah's Witnesses believe that Jesus was born of a virgin mother, Mary and that his father is Almighty God. Jehovah's Witnesses believe that to be a follower of Christ, you must live your life according to the example that Jesus set while he was on the earth. Jehovah's Witnesses believe that Jesus fulfilled hundreds of prophecies in the Old Testament (confirming he was the Messiah) Jehovah's Witnesses believe that the miracles that Jesus performed while on earth (healing, resurrection of dead ones, feeding large crowds) was a small demonstration of the powers that God has in store for the future paradise earth mentioned in the Bible. Jehovah's Witnesses believe that after his human life, Jesus was resurrected into the heavens and is now ruling as a King in the heavens. Jehovah's Witnesses believe all this and much much more! See related links for more information.
You really need legal advice to do this so that it meets laws in your state or country. Basically, state your name, place of residence, the date, and declare that this is your last will and testament. Then state what property you want to leave to who, and sign it in front of witnesses (people that are NOT in the will) who will date and sign it as witnesses. Usually 3 witnesses.
Jehovah's Witnesses do not take everything literally. In bible interpretation as well as in everyday life Jehovah's Witnesses are aware of (and recognise) metaphor, similies, symbolism as well as the non literal nature of the lanugage of many visions, dreams and prophecies. They believe the bible contains examples of all the above but that it remains the word of God.
It is because they are a false religion that follows false teachers and false prophets, that is why they are told not to look into the history of Jehovah witnesses, because their original leaders who formed the religion gave a lot of false prophecies that didn't come true, making them false prophets.
A person's details is required. Further , details of where their various property and assets are to go must be included. To make a Last Will and Testament document valid, the signatures of two witnesses and the names of executors are needed.
There are no format requirements for a will. It has to legible and it has to be witnessed by the appropriate number of people. Some states allow for a holographic will without any witnesses.
He wrote down where he wanted everything to go to. This made it a legal document when he read it in front of other witnesses.
are there any witnesses to this crime? Without witnesses this case will be closed.
The right for a person to be confronted with the witnesses against him is a right derived from the confrontation clause of the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution. This right is fulfilled by the process of cross examination in criminal proceedings. The right only applies to criminal proceedings, not civil cases.
I am assuming you mean US states. Only the worldwide headquaters would have that information. The Watchtower Society reports that there are just over 1.1 million Jehovah's Witnesses in the US, but information concerning individual states is not released to the public.
"Should"? There MUST be witnesses. A will without witnesses is not valid.
The Watchtower magazine is a bible aid published by Jehovah's Witnesses, its publishers have never claimed to "prophecy" only present their interpretation of existing biblical prophecies. Therefore no prophecies have been made by the Watchtower, false or otherwise. All backdated issues of the Watchtower are available in bound volumes or on a CD-Rom distributed freely upon request to any Jehovah's Witnesses that want them. Just as new discoveries are made in the medical and science fields, new discoveries are made regarding the Holy Scriptures. The light keeps getting brighter and brighter.
A:There is no mention of Jesus of Nazareth in either the Old Testament or any extra-biblical source. There is a minority view that the story of Jesus might have originated with the 'Teacher of Righteousness' mentioned in the Dead Sea Scrolls, but that would place him in the second century BCE.
There is no requirement for witnesses to a contract.
The duration of The Witnesses is 1.87 hours.
The witnesses' statements were obviously corroborated in advance of their interviews.
Jehovah's witnesses don't have flag but they have a logo.
The Jews live by the Torah (the Law), that which is taught in the Old Testament of the Bible; plus their Oral Torah (Talmud). The Jehovah's Witnesses are a breakaway from 'the International Bible Students', who stem from the teachings of the Adventists, who are a breakaway from the Millerites, who were influenced by the teaching of William Miller (a preacher who broke away from the Baptist Church). Jehovah's Witnesses live by the teachings of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society and their "interpretation" of the Bible.
Jehovah's Witnesses do not celebrate Thanksgiving.(Many American Indians do not celebrate Thanksgiving either.)Jehovah's Witnesses always consider the origins of any celebration / what it represents / and the implications of connecting with the celebration. (I'll spare you the details.)The words 'thanks' and 'thanksgiving' occur in the New Testament over 40 times. In fact Ephesians 5:20 states: ". . . give thanks always for all things to God"Jehovah's Witnesses do not want to convey to others the idea that they believe in one-day-a-year gratitude.
Yes and no. Jehovah's Witnesses are Christians, so like Catholics, they read the New Testament. But Jehovah's Witnesses are Protestants, so they use a different translation from the one that Catholics have traditionally used. The Catholic translation is called the Douay Bible, which includes the Old and New Testament as well as a few additional books which protestants call the Apocrypha. Jehovah's Witnesses do not to use the Douay version, nor do they accept the Apocrypha as sacred. Witnesses often use the Revised Standard version, or another Protestant translation, containing the Old and New Testaments. it should be noted that Jehovah's Witnesses and Catholics share many beliefs, but they also have a number of major differences in their theologies, even if they agree upon the centrality of the New Testament.Roman Catholic AnswerJehovah Witness use the truncated protestant Bible and deny the Trinity.