In Isaiah 46:10 he writes about God: “Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not yet done; saying: ‘My counsel shall stand, and all My pleasure will I do.’” What Isaiah is saying is that God foretells the future, and causes history to unfold as He pleases. In the … Continue reading The Sum Total of the Evidence
The torah gives a prophecy about the Mount of Olives that will occur as the messianic age is heralded in. Zechariah 14:4 states: “And on that day His feet shall stand on the Mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem from the east. And the Mount of Olives shall split in the midst thereof-toward the east and toward … Continue reading Zechariah 14:4 and the Mount of Olives Fault Line
Deuteronomy 29 makes some unlikely predictions about the nations of the world and their future beliefs regarding the Jewish people. Deuteronomy 29 states: 21. And a later generation, your descendants, who will rise after you, along with the foreigner who comes from a distant land, will say, upon seeing the plagues of that land and the … Continue reading The Prophecies You May Have Missed
Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki (1040-1105), known by the acronym Rashi, is arguably the most famous biblical commentator in Jewish history. His writings on the five books of Moses are studied by Jewish children around the world, and many of his explanations of the torah have become the mainstream interpretation of the text within Orthodox Judaism. Rashi’s … Continue reading Did Rashi Foresee the Future?