Over one hundred and fifty prophecies exist concerning the coming of a messiah and saviour.
John tells those around him that Jesus is lamb of God, expected messiah , and the Son of God.
They believe in establishing a Jewish homeland without the coming of the messiah , in direct resistance to the Hasids.
Others were newly formed, perhaps on the initiative of local radicals, a charismatic leader, or a would-be messiah .
Readers of Berger's book cannot fail to gain the impression that belief in the messiah is a central religious concern of Orthodox Jews today.
To begin with, one of the most common elements in early Christian preaching is the great effort to show that the crucified Jesus was Israel's messiah as testified to by her scriptures.
Once this happens, the remaining Jews will accept Jesus as their messiah .
He is variously viewed as a suffering prophet, king, messiah , or Israel, in whole or in part.
Simeon firmly believed a messiah would rise out of the desert, rescue a chosen people and restore peace to the Promised Land.
Barnard concluded by stating that any man who engaged his conscience in scriptural study would come to the unquestionable conclusion that Jesus Christ was the messiah .