Appearances Of Jesus Christ In The Old Testament
Chronological Order Of Christ In The Old Testament

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  1. The Physical Appearances of Christ in the Old Testament

    1. Genesis 14:17-20 (Hebrews 5:6; 7:1-8) - Jesus is called Melchizedek, priest, man, Son of God.  He blessed Abraham.

      1. 2 reasons why some say Melchizedek was not Christ:

        1. Hebrews 7:3,15 - made like unto the Son of God (Daniel 3:25)

        2. Hebrews 7:4 - called a man (Genesis 18:1-2; 32:24; Joshua 5:13)

      2. 5 reasons why I believe Melchizedek was Christ!

        1. called priest of the most high God (before the Law was given) - Hebrews 7:1

        2. called a priest forever (like Jesus) - Hebrews 5:6; 7:3,17,21

        3. called "king of Salem" (peace) - Isaiah 9:6; Ephesians 2:14; Hebrews 7:1-2

        4. called "king of Righteousness" - Romans 10:1-4; Hebrews 7:2

        5. without genealogy (Eternal One) - Hebrews 7:3

    2. Genesis 16:7-13
      (called angel of the Lord - blessed Hagar)

    3. Genesis 18:1-14
      (called Lord, man - blessed Abraham)

    4. Genesis 32:24-30 (Hosea 12:2-5)
      (called man, God, angel - blessed Jacob)

    5. Numbers 22:22-35
      (called angel of the Lord - warned Balaam)

    6. Joshua 5:13-15
      (called man - fought for Joshua
      & Israel)

    7. Judges 2:1-4
      (called angel of the Lord - rebuked Joshua
      & Israel)

    8. Judges 6:11-22
      (called angel of the Lord, Lord - fought for Gideon
      & Israel)

    9. Judges 13:1-22
      (called angel of the Lord, God, man - raised up Samson for Israel)

    10. 2nd Samuel 24:13-17; 1st Chronicles 21:12-18; 2nd Chronicles 3:1
      (called angel of the Lord, Lord, angel - chastened king David
      & Israel

    11. 1st Kings 19:1-7
      (called angel of the Lord, angel - strengthened Elijah)

    12. Daniel 3:23-28 (Hebrews 7:3)
      (called Son of God, angel - protected Shadrach, Meshach,
      & Abednego)

    13. Zechariah 1:7-19; 2:1-3; 3:1-6; 4:1-5; 5:5-10; and 6:4,5
      (called angel of the Lord, angel, man - revealed truth to Zechariah)
       

  2. The Personal Appearances of Christ in the Old Testament

    1. Genesis 21:17,18
      (called angel of God - cared for Hagar)

    2. Genesis 22:11-18
      (called angel of the Lord - blessed Abraham)

    3. Genesis 28:13-16
      (called Lord - blessed Jacob)

    4. Genesis 31:11-13
      (called angel of God - instructs Jacob)

    5. Exodus 3:1,2 (John 8:58 and Acts 7:30-33)
      (called angel of the Lord - instructs Moses)

    6. Exodus 13:21 (Exodus 23:20-23)
      (called Lord - leads and protects Israel)

    7. Exodus 14:19
      (called angel of God - leads and protects Israel)

    8. 2nd Kings 1:3,15
      (called angel of the Lord - protected Elijah)

    9. 2nd Kings 19:35 (2nd Chronicles 32:21; Isaiah 37:36)
      (called angel of the Lord - Zechariah 1:11,12; 3:1,5,6; 12:8)

    10. Daniel 6:22 (Numbers 20:16 and Isaiah 63:9 and Daniel 3:28)
      (called angel - protected Daniel)
       

  3. The Personal References of Christ in the Old Testament

    1. Genesis 24:7,40
      (called angel - Abraham instructs servant)

    2. Genesis 48:16
      (called angel - Jacob recalls Genesis 32:24-30)

    3. Exodus 23:20-23; 32:34; 33:2 (Numbers 20:16)
      (called angel - Exodus 13:21; 14:19; Isaiah 63:9)

    4. Numbers 20:16
      (called angel - Exodus 13:21; 14:19; Isaiah 63:9)

    5. Judges 5:23
      (called angel of the Lord - Judges 2:1,4; 6:11,12,21,22; 13:3,13,15, 16-18,20,21)

    6. Psalms 34:7; 35:5,6
      (called angel of the Lord)

    7. Isaiah 63:9
      (called angel of his presence - Exodus 23:20-23)

    8. Hosea 12:4
      (called angel - Genesis 32:24-30)

    9. Zechariah 12:8
      (called angel of the Lord - Zechariah 1:11,12; 3:1,5,6; 12:8)

    10. Ecclesiastes 5:6
      (called angel)

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