The prophecy of the Lord Jesus for our consideration and edification, written centuries prior to His earthly existence is
|His ministry to begin in Galilee|
|Old Testament Prophecy|
|But there will be no gloom for her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he has made glorious the way of the sea, the land beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations.|
The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shone.
|New Testament Fullfillment|
|Now when he heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew into Galilee.|
And leaving Nazareth he went and lived in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali,
so that what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled:
“The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles–
the people dwelling in darkness have seen a great light, and for those dwelling in the region and shadow of death, on them a light has dawned.”
From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
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