Killing Jesus Themes & Motifs

Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
This Study Guide consists of approximately 57 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Killing Jesus.
This section contains 1,100 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Killing Jesus Study Guide

Jesus Christ Fulfills Prophecy

Throughout this novel, Jesus fulfilling prophecy is one of the most important and repetitive themes, serving to justify the belief that he is the messiah and the Son of God since his life shows the enactment of so many predictions that were made by prophets centuries before his birth. This theme is introduced in the very first chapter as Jesus's birth even fulfills many prophecies, causing Herod the Great to grow alarmed and order the execution of all male infants in hopes of securing his own power by slaughtering the future King of the Jews. There were five prophecies concerning the birth of the messiah, all of which Jesus fulfilled, and they are as follows: a great star rises, he is born in Bethlehem, he is a descendent of King David, powerful men from afar will worship him, and his mother will be...

(read more)

This section contains 1,100 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Killing Jesus Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Killing Jesus from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook