Chapter 47

The Prophets Tell about Jesus

“Chapter 47: The Prophets Tell about Jesus,” Old Testament Stories (1980), 170–72


people rejecting prophets

Many of the people were not like Job. They were wicked. They did not obey God’s commandments. They did not listen to his prophets.

prophet preaching

Many prophets told the people to repent. They told the people that Jesus Christ would come to earth. He would be the Savior. He would die to save all the people on the earth.

Isaiah writing

Some of the prophets who told about Jesus Christ were Moses, Jeremiah, Micah, Zechariah, Lehi, and Isaiah. The prophets said Jesus Christ would be born in Bethlehem. Jesus would grow up as other children do. People would not know he was the Son of God.

John the Baptist baptizing Jesus Christ

God would send a prophet to help Jesus. His name would be John. He would teach the people about Jesus. He would baptize Jesus. He would be called John the Baptist.

Jesus kneeling in Garden of Gethsemane

Jesus would love everyone. He would do many miracles. He would teach men about God. He would show men how to be like Heavenly Father. He would suffer for their sins.

Jesus Christ hanging on cross

Some people would not believe in Jesus. They would hate him. They would crucify him on a cross. He would die and then be resurrected. The things the prophets said about Jesus did happen. The New Testament tells about the life of Jesus Christ.