Why won't the Hebrew faith recognize Jesus Christ as the Messiah?

According to hebrew scripture; doesn't Emmanuel fulfill the prophecy?

10 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    Jesus failed every single one of the messianic prophecies.

    There are 23 actual prophecies about the Jewish Messiah and none of them are in the Torah (the first five books of the Tanakh):

    * The Sanhedrin will be re-established (Isaiah 1:26)

    * Once he is King, leaders of other nations will look to him for guidance. (Isaiah 2:4)

    * The whole world will worship the One God of Israel (Isaiah 2:17)

    * He will be descended from King David (Isaiah 11:1) via King Solomon (1 Chron. 22:8-10)

    * The Moshiach will be a man of this world, an observant Jew with "fear of God" (Isaiah 11:2)

    *****In other words - this must all be accomplished in a human lifetime*****

    * Evil and tyranny will not be able to stand before his leadership (Isaiah 11:4)

    * Knowledge of God will fill the world (Isaiah 11:9)

    * He will include and attract people from all cultures and nations (Isaiah 11:10)

    * All Israelites will be returned to their homeland (Isaiah 11:12)

    * Death will be swallowed up forever (Isaiah 25:8)

    * There will be no more hunger or illness, and death will cease (Isaiah 25:8)

    * All of the dead will rise again (Isaiah 26:19)

    * The Jewish people will experience eternal joy and gladness (Isaiah 51:11)

    * He will be a messenger of peace (Isaiah 52:7)

    * Nations will end up recognizing the wrongs they did to Israel (Isaiah 52:13-53:5)

    * The peoples of the world will turn to the Jews for spiritual guidance (Zechariah 8:23)

    * The ruined cities of Israel will be restored (Ezekiel 16:55)

    * Weapons of war will be destroyed (Ezekiel 39:9)

    * The Temple will be rebuilt (Ezekiel 40) resuming many of the suspended mitzvot

    * He will then perfect the entire world to serve God together (Zephaniah 3:9)

    * Jews will know the Torah without Study (Jeremiah 31:33)

    * He will give you all the desires of your heart (Psalms 37:4)

    * He will take the barren land and make it abundant and fruitful (Isaiah 51:3, Amos 9:13-15, Ezekiel 36:29-30, Isaiah 11:6-9).

    (Credit: Mark S and Plushy Bear)

    Reasons Jesus wasn’t the Jewish Messiah:

    * divine birth/divinity - (the Jewish Messiah will be human – G-d cannot become human – Deuteronomy 6:4, Isaiah 44:6, Hosea 11:9, Ezekiel 28:2, Numbers 23:19) - strike

    * performing miracles - (JM won't perform miracles) - strike

    * taking on the sins of others - (no one can take on the sins of others – Deuteronomy 24:16, Exodus 32:30-35, Ezekiel 18:1-4; 20-24; 26-27) - strike

    * breaking Sabbath - strike (JM will be observant) - strike

    * sacrificed/rising from the dead - (G-d rejects human sacrifice and blood sacrifice is NOT an absolute requirement – Deuteronomy 12:30-31, Jeremiah 19:4-6, Psalm 106:37-38, Ezekiel 16:20, Leviticus 5:11-13, Jonah 3:10, Leviticus 17, Leviticus 5:11-13, Numbers 16:47, Numbers 31:50, Isaiah 6:6-7, Jeremiah 7:22-23, Psalm 51:16-17) - strike

    * prophecies unfilled - (JM will accomplish them in one life time) - strike

    * being worshiped - Jews worship G-d and only G-d – strike and OUT

    Geneological errors in Christianity:

    1. The Messiah is born of two human parents, as we said. But Jesus, according to Christian theology, was born of a union between a Human woman and God, rather than two HUMAN parents, as was Hercules, and Dionysis, as well as many other pagan gods.

    2. The Messiah can trace his lineage through his human biological father, back to King David (Isaiah 11:1,10; Jeremiah 23:5; Ezekiel 34:23-24; 37:21-28; Jeremiah 30:7-10; 33:14-16; and Hosea 3:4-5). But Jesus's lineage cannot go through his human father, according to Christian theology, as Jesus's father was not Joseph the husband of Mary. According to Christian theology, Jesus's father was God.

    3. The Messiah traces his lineage only through King Solomon (II Samuel 7:12-17; I Chronicles 22:9-10). But according to Luke 3:31, Jesus was a descendant of Nathan, another son of King David, and not a descendant of King David through King Solomon.

    4. The Messiah cannot trace his lineage through Jehoiakim, Jeconiah, or Shealtiel, because this royal line was cursed (I Chronicles 3:15-17; Jeremiah 22:18,30). But according to both Matthew 1:11-12 and Luke 3:27, Jesus was a descendant of Shealtiel.

    (Credit: Unknown, through Convert Ruth)

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    My guess, because he died before completing all of the requirements necessary to even be considered "The Messiah." Technically, he doesn't even qualify for little "m" messiah, much less the long awaited big "M" Messiah. One day, you'll look into Judaism, and you just might know the difference between the two. When you do, you'll understand.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    That prophecy actually de-converted me!!! Read its context. It is fulfilled by Maher-Shalal-Haz-Baz who is born in the following chapter. Also, Micah said the 5:2 "messiah" was to defeat the invading Assyrian - did Jesus do that?

  • 3 years ago

    one million) the 1st Jewish Christians considered themselves as Jews, with a undeniable know-how that Jesus replaced into the messiah. they did no longer have a undeniable call for themselves in the previous they have been ejected from the Temple and synagogues. the 1st recorded term they utilized to themselves is, as you assert, "followers of how", a term that's basically too ambiguous to have been coined via outsiders. 2) It replaced into the rejection via orthodox Judaism that led to them to teach to the Gentiles with the intention to outlive. those new converts have been observed as "Gentiles", simply by fact the term skill non-Jew, which they nonetheless have been. 3) there have been Gentiles who intellectually sought after the Jewish faith yet weren't waiting to undertake the extra exhausting cultural standards, jointly with circumcision and the kosher rules. Jews observed as them "God-fearers". a lot of those in all hazard grew to grow to be Christians. some Jewish Christians insisted that Gentiles ought to grow to be Jews and be conscious Torah with the intention to be appropriate Christians. words used to become conscious of them secure "Passagi" and "Circumcisi". We call them Judaizers and additionally you are going to be able to examine in Acts touching directly to the debate they stirred up, ensuing in a severe decision to interrupt with Jewish custom. possibly the longest surviving Jewish/Christian hybrid team replaced into the Ebionites. some have been additionally observed as Nazarenes (to no longer be at a loss for words with the later Christian denomination). So it nonetheless got here all the way down to Jewish and Gentile followers of how. It wasn't as though they mandatory to submit signs and indicators or print stationery. The Jews understandably considered all of them as apostates and infidels.

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  • 1 decade ago

    He didn't meet their requirements, plain and simple. If you interview someone for a job working with computers and they fail all of the requirements, albeit they did seem to know about biology, are you still going to hire them?

  • 1 decade ago

    Would you recognize the Messiah on earth now????

    perhaps the same reasons they would not then.....

  • 1 decade ago

    Judah is only one of the tribes of Israel.

  • 1 decade ago

    Ask a Rabbi, QUALIFIED Jewish Rabbi, just to be specific.

  • http://www.christian-thinktank.com/falsechrist.htm...

    here is a source for you to read and decide yourself

  • 1 decade ago

    shut up, why do you care want other people think. i'm not jewish but i don't give a fueck what they believe or don;t

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