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Jesus Supports the Old Testament

"It is an undeniable fact that Christ distinctly acknowledged those portions of the Old Testament which are most challenged, as, for example, the literal historicity of Adam and Eve (Matthew 19:8), the actual occurrence of the Flood (Matthew 24:37-38), and the miraculous experience of the prophet Jonah (Matthew 12:39-40). Most striking is His acknowledgement of the book of Daniel; for from this very book, today so much attacked by unbelief, He took the chief designation of His own person (‘Son of man,’ Daniel 7:13-14; Matthew 26:64). Indeed, it was with this book that He linked Himself by the only oath He ever took (Matthew 26:63-64; and compare Mathew 24:15). And as regards the future, He expected His own personal return in glory (Matthew 24:27-31) and the literal establishment of the kingdom of Messiah as foretold by the prophets (Matthew 19:28; 25:31ff; Acts 1:67)."