Deuteronomy Chapter 18
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16 According to all that thou desiredst of the LORD thy God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, Let me not hear again the voice of the LORD my God, neither let me see this great fire any more, that I die not.
22 When a prophet speaketh in the name of the LORD, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which the LORD hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not be afraid of him.
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Matthew Henry's Deuteronomy Chapter 18 Bible commentary...
A provision respecting Levites. (1-8) The abominations of the Canaanites to be avoided. (9-14) Christ the great Prophet. (15-22)1-8 Care is taken that the priests entangle not themselves with the affairs of this life, nor enrich themselves with the wealth of this world; they have better things to mind. Care is likewise taken that they want not the comforts and conveniences of this life. The people must provide for them. He that has the benefit of solemn religious assemblies, ought to give help for the comfortable support of those that minister in such assemblies.
9-14 Was it possible that a people so blessed with Divine institutions, should ever be in any danger of making those their teachers whom God had made their captives? They were in danger; therefore, after many like cautions, they are charged not to do after the abominations of the nations of Canaan. All reckoning of lucky or unlucky days, all charms for diseases, all amulets or spells to prevent evil, fortune-telling, &c. are here forbidden. These are so wicked as to be a chief cause of the rooting out of the Canaanites. It is amazing to think that there should be any pretenders of this kind in such a land, and day of light, as we live in. They are mere impostors who blind and cheat their followers.
15-22 It is here promised concerning Christ, that there should come a Prophet, great above all the prophets; by whom God would make known himself and his will to the children of men, more fully and clearly than he had ever done before. He is the Light of the world, #Joh 8:12|. He is the World by whom God speaks to us, #Joh 1:1; Heb 1:2|. In his birth he should be one of their nation. In his resurrection he should be raised up at Jerusalem, and from thence his doctrine should go forth to all the world. Thus God, having raised up his Son Christ Jesus, sent him to bless us. He should be like unto Moses, only above him. This prophet is come, even JESUS; and is "He that should come," and we are to look for no other. The view of God which he gives, will not terrify or overwhelm, but encourages us. He speaks with fatherly affection and Divine authority united. Whoever refuses to listen to Jesus Christ, shall find it is at his peril; the same that is the Prophet is to be his Judge, #Joh 12:48|. Woe then to those who refuse to hearken to His voice, to accept His salvation, or yield obedience to His sway! But happy they who trust in Him, and obey Him. He will lead them in the paths of safety and peace, until He brings them to the land of perfect light, purity, and happiness. Here is a caution against false prophets. It highly concerns us to have a right touchstone wherewith to try the word we hear, that we may know what that word is which the Lord has not spoken. Whatever is against the plain sense of the written word, or which gives countenance or encouragement to sin, we may be sure is not that which the Lord has spoken.
Clint's Deuteronomy Chapter 18 comment on 11/20/2012, 4:05pm...
Malik, sadly fooled by Satan and his minions because That Prophet is not Muhammad, it plainly says He will be a Jew. Islam has ignored that fact and has been blinded by Satan!
Elijah's Deuteronomy Chapter 18 comment on 11/18/2012, 1:35am...
If you have any doubts about my comment feel free. Iíll try my best to answer them.
Laila's Deuteronomy Chapter 18 comment on 4/24/2012, 9:59am...
The Mormon church has a living prophet within their church. He is a false prophet.
Kevin's Deuteronomy Chapter 18 comment on 3/08/2012, 7:11am...
Something else of extreme significance is that Jesus was born of a virgin, as even the Qur'an confirms. It doesn't say that about any other "prophet", including Mohammed.
GM Malik's Deuteronomy Chapter 18 comment on 12/25/2011, 8:26am...
Deuteronomy, chapter 18, verse 23-24.interesting discussion about Mohammad (PBH))another striking similarity between Moses (PBH))and Mohammad (PBH) is that both fought wars with thier enemies while Jesus (PBH) did not fight any wars.
Rajat's Deuteronomy Chapter 18 comment on 9/05/2011, 4:26pm...
a. Both Moses and Jesus came in miraculous ways -------- Muhammad came in ordinary way.
b. Both Moses and Jesus were Prophetic since infancy -------- Muhammad became a Prophet in adulthood after his trade work that took him to judeo-christian nations/communities
c. Both Moses and Jesus spoke to God directly as prophets-------Muhammad communicated with Allah via angel Gabriel
d. Powerful pagan kings tried to kill both Moses and Jesus to nip their prophet-hoods in their infancies ------ Muhammad was not threatened by any pagan force even in his youth.
e. Both Moses and Jesus came from religious families ------ Muhammad came from a pagan family.
f. Both Moses and Jesus had their prophethood characterized by WONDERFUL MIRACLE performances ------ No miracle performance in the Prophethood of Muhammad.
g. Both Moses and Jesus used the Torah ------- Muhammad used the Qur'an.
h. Moses had just a wife and Jesus had none ------- Muhammad had nine (9) wives at a time in addition to the concubines.
i. Both Moses and Jesus were literate Prophets ------ Muhammad was reportedly not
j. Both Moses and Jesus were FROM AMONG those promised ------ Muhammad came from Saudi Arabiya away from those promised.
k. Both Moses and Jesus died in accordance with prophetic outline ------ Muhammad was killed by a Jewish women who poisoned him and it was not based on any prophetic schedule
...........................so all these are more than enough to prove that the respective verse in the most HOLY BIBLE refers to GOD JESUS
Anonymous's Deuteronomy Chapter 18 comment on 7/23/2011, 11:45pm...
I agree. This definitely is talking about Jesus. No offense to anyone, but because the Jews did not accept him, does not mean that he is not God's son.
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