HOW THE NEW TESTAMENT QUOTES THE OLD TESTAMENT
By Dr. Arnold Fruchtenbaum
TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. THE FOUR TYPES OF MESSIANIC PROPHECIES IN THE OLD TESTAMENT
A. Prophecies Dealing with the First Coming of the Messiah
B. Prophecies Dealing with the Second Coming of the Messiah
C. Prophecies Blending the Two Comings of the Messiah
D. Prophecies Including the Entire Redemptive Career of the Messiah
II. THE FOUR CATEGORIES OF QUOTATIONS IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
A. Literal Prophecy Plus Literal Fulfillment
B. Literal Plus Typical
C. Literal Plus Application
Now all this is come to pass, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet,
Anyone who has read through the New Testament soon realizes that it frequently quotes the Old Testament and quotes it in various ways. Sometimes, because the context of the Old Testament quotation does not seem to fit the New Testament context, people have had problems in this area, wondering if the New Testament does not take too much liberty with the Old Testament. This will be a study to see just how the New Testament does quote the Old Testament.
By way of introduction, it might be pointed out that, in the context of the Old Testament, there were four different types of messianic prophecies and four categories of quotations in the New Testament.
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