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Nearly five years ago I refuted a frequent Muslim argument that the Bible in Deuteronomy 18 is a prediction about Muhammad. I looked specifically at the argument as it was presented in A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam.

Among other things the booklet asserted concerning Deuteronomy 18 that:

So, this prophecy refers to Muhammad and not to Jesus, because Muhammad is more like Moses than Jesus.” (Page 34)

I followed up with a second post in which I further established the Christian claim that Deuteronomy 18 is not a prediction about Muhammad since it is instead a predication about Jesus Christ. I did this by noting the parallel between the account of Moses in Exodus with the account of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew.  In our current post I want to further reinforce my point that the Bible in the New Testament presents Jesus as the parallel “New Moses” by looking at further parallels from the first few chapters of the book of Mark.  Readers might want to start with the first two posts I have linked before proceeding onward in order to get the maximum force of the argument.

After reading this ask yourself this question: Doesn’t biblical Messianic prophecies and Messianic typology make you more certain in your faith with the truth of Christianity and also increase your awe with the glory of God manifested through Jesus Christ?

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Our Sunday Bible Exposition Series on “God’s Loves for the Life of Babies” going through the first two chapters of Exodus has been completed.

Here’s the table of contents to the four part series.

God’s Loves for the Life of Babies Part 4: God’s love for the lives of Babies is a Greater Issue than Other Issues

May the Lord use this as devotionals that lead Christians to stand for the cause of life for the unborn.

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