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"Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me." John 14:6




Subject Prophecy Fulfillment
A messenger would prepare the way for the Messiah. Malachi 3:1a Matthew 11:10
The Messiah would make a sudden appearance at the temple. Malachi 3:1b Mark 11:15-16
The Messiah would be the messenger of the new covenant. Malachi 3:1c Luke 4:43
The Messiah's forerunner would come in the spirit of Elijah. Malachi 4:5 Matthew 3:1-2
The Messiah's forerunner would turn many to righteousness. Malachi 4:6 Luke 1:16-17



A messenger would prepare the way for the Messiah.
Prophecy Fulfillment
Malachi 3:1a
"BEHOLD, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the Lord of hosts."
Matthew 11:10-11
" 10 For this is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee. 11 Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist: notwithstanding, he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he."
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Matthew 3:1-3,  Luke 1:76

The Messiah would make a sudden appearance at the temple.
Prophecy Fulfillment
Malachi 3:1b
"BEHOLD, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the Lord of hosts."
Mark 11:15-16
" 15 And they come to Jerusalem: and Jesus went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves; 16 And would not suffer that any man should carry any vessel through the temple."
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Matthew 21:12,  Mark 11:15,  Luke 19:45,  John 2:13-17

The Messiah would be the messenger of the new covenant.
Prophecy Fulfillment
Malachi 3:1c
"BEHOLD, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the Lord of hosts."
Luke 4:43
"And he said unto them, I must preach the kingdom of God to other cities also: for therefore am I sent."
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John 6:68,  14:24,  18:37,  Hebrews 2:3

The Messiah's forerunner would come in the spirit of Elijah.
Prophecy Fulfillment
Malachi 4:5
"Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord:"
Matthew 3:1-2
" 3:1 IN those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea, 2 And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Matthew 11:13-14
" 13 For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John. 14 And if ye will receive it, this is Elias, which was for to come."

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Mark 9:13,  Luke 1:17
Notes

John the Baptist, like Elijah, zealously preached a message of repentence, wore clothing of camel hairs (and a leather belt around his waist, see 2 Kings 1:8), lead a solitary life, and had a significant conflict with the king and his wife.

The Messiah's forerunner would turn many to righteousness.
Prophecy Fulfillment
Malachi 4:6
"And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse."
Luke 1:16-17
" 16 And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God. 17 And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord."

Mark 1:3-5
" 3 The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. 4 John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins. 5 And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins."

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Matthew 11:11