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27 Verses About Jesus In The Torah

Written by Zach Cochran on

The entire book of the Bible is not about itself. It is about Jesus, starting in Genesis. Here are just 27 examples:

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He was who walked in the garden with Adam and Eve (Gen. 1-2)

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He was the seed to crush to serpent’s head (Gen 3:15)

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He was the ark that rescued us from God’s flood of wrath (Gen. 7:6)

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He is the son of Abraham that would bless the nations (Gen. 12:1)

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He is the only son of God slain by his father on our behalf (Gen. 21:13)

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He is the brother that was betrayed but God used it for our eternal good (Gen. 50:20)

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He is the unlikely savior of his people (Ex. 3-4)

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He is the Passover Lamb that saves us from God’s just punishment (Ex. 12)

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He is who leads us from slavery to freedom (Ex. 14)

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He is the bread of life (Ex. 16)

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He is the rock that only needs to be struck once (Ex. 17)

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He is the embodiment and fulfillment of the Law (Ex. 20)

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He bought a new covenant with his blood (Ex. 24)

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He is our new tabernacle, through which we can enter the presence of God (Ex. 26)

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He is our new high priest, in which we have an advocate (Ex. 28)

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He is our patient Shepherd leading a stubborn and rebellious people (Ex. 32)

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He is the one who became unclean so that we could become clean (Lev. & Num.) 

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He was the one taken outside the camp so that we could be brought in (Lev. & Num.)

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He is the final atonement for the sins of the world (Lev. 16-17) 

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He is the Good Shepherd who knows every one of his sheep by name and number (Num.)

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He is the Sovereign King over every nation and tribe (Deut. 3)

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He is our refuge from our enemies (Deut. 4:21)

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He is our Righteous Judge (Deut. 16:19)

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He is the new prophet greater than Moses (Deut. 15:18)

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He the perfect and patient husband that never divorces his wife (Deut. 24)

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He the disciple-maker that commissions his disciples to do the work for which he has prepared them (Deut. 31)

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He is our leader who died but did not stay in the ground; for on the third day, he rose from the grave and now sits at the right hand of the father (Deut. 34)

Zach Cochran

Zach received a B.A. focused in Philosophy from the University of Tennessee at Martin and received his M.Div. from Southern Seminary in Louisville. A former pastor at College Park Church, Zach now serves as an associate pastor at Sojourn Church J-Town in Louisville, KY.

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