Description: Isaiah prophesied that the Messiah would come to earth not to conquer kingdoms and cultures but rather to defeat death and sin. In doing so, the Messiah would offer His own life as the ultimate sacrifice for the iniquities and transgressions of mankind.
The gospel accounts detail the fulfillment of Old Testament prophecies in the life of Jesus. As foretold by Isaiah, Christ’s final hours were horrific and excruciating. Although many see the hours before and during His crucifixion as a tragic end to a noble life, God views it as the necessary sacrifice to complete His redeeming love.