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Fulfilled Prophecy



God warns many times of false prophets, wizards, witches, mediums' etc in the Bible. He tells us they are an abomination to Him. (Lev 19:31 Deut 18:10-12 Is 8:19-22) God wants to be certain we know His prophets so we do not confuse them with false prophets (eg. Jean Dixion, daily horoscope) which are only correct about 60% of the time. In Deuteronomy 18:20-22 He says not to be afraid of prophets who say things that do not happen because that person was not sent of God. This clearly tells us that Gods prophets are 100% accurate all of the time!

In the Bible to date about 2500 prophecies are found, 2000 of which have already come to pass and have been 100% accurate. The remaining 500 or so have yet to be fulfilled in the future. What are some of the Bibles predictions that have come to pass and the odds of their being 100% accurate as predicted?

500 BC Daniel predicted Jesus ministry, and his death, he also said Jerusalem would fall. This all has come to pass when Jerusalem fell in 70 AD. Odds 1 in 100,000.

700 BC Micah 5:2 Said that Jesus would be born in Bethlehem. Fulfilled Luke 2:4. Odds 1 in 100,000.

5th century BC Zechariah 11:12,13 wrote that Jesus would be betrayed for the price of a slave-30 pieces of silver, and the money would be used to bury poor foreigners. Fulfilled Matt 27:3-10. Odds 1 in 100,000,000,000.

Moses, added to by Jeremiah and Jesus, foretold the Jewish Nation would be conquered twice, the people would be carried off as slaves both times. Babylonians 607 BC, Rome 70 AD these prophecies were fulfilled, Furthermore the Jews would be scattered for many generations, and then return to re-establish their nation. (Deut 29 Is 11:11-13 Jer 25:11 Hosea 3:4,5 Luke 21:23-24) This prediction is now filled in our time 1948 after 3500 years! Odds 1 in 100,000,000,000, 000,000,000.

Isaiah foretold that a conqueror named Cyrus would destroy seemingly impregnable Babylon and subdue Egypt along with most of the rest of the known world. This same man, said Isaiah, would decide to let the Jewish exiles in his territory go free without any payment of ransom (Isaiah 44:28; 45:1; and 45:13). Isaiah made this prophecy 150 years before Cyrus was born, 180 years before Cyrus performed any of these feats (and he did, eventually, perform them all), and 80 years before the Jews were taken into exile. Odds 1 in 1,000,000,000,000,000.

Jerusalem's nine suburbs was predicted by Jeremiah about 2600 years ago. He referred to the time of this building project as "the last days," that is, the time period of Israel's second rebirth as a nation in the land of Palestine (Jeremiah 31:38-40). This rebirth became history in 1948, and the construction of the nine suburbs has gone forward precisely in the locations and in the sequence predicted. Odds 1 in 1,000,000,000,000,000,000.

Jeremiah predicted that despite its fertility and despite the accessibility of its water supply, a part of Jordan would become a barren, uninhabited wasteland Jeremiah 49:15-20; Ezekiel 25:12-14. Odds 1 in 100,000.

Joshua prophesied that Jericho would be rebuilt by one man. He also said that the man's eldest son would die when the reconstruction began and that his youngest son would die when the work reached completion Joshua 6:26. About five centuries later this prophecy found its fulfillment in the life and family of a man named Hiel 1 Kings 16:33-34. Odds 1 in 10,000,000.

Jahaziel prophesied that King Jehoshaphat and a tiny band of men would defeat an enormous, well-equipped, well-trained army without even having to fight. Just as predicted, the King and his troops stood looking on as their foes were supernaturally destroyed to the last man 2 Chronicles 20. Odds 1 in 1,000,000,000.

Since these few prophecies cover mostly separate and independent events, the probability of chance occurrence for all of them is about 1 in
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In other words the Bible is more accurate than the second law of thermodynamics, which is that you could freeze in your chair instantly, those odds are 1 in
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Since the Bible is so reliable there is every reason to expect that the remaining 500 or so prophecies, will be fulfilled to the last letter.