Tuesday, May 3, 2011

50 Parallels between Moses and Jesus

1. Moses a Jew was born when Egyptians (gentiles) ruled the people of Israel EX.1:8-10

Jesus a Jew was born when Romans (gentiles) ruled the people of Israel Lk. 2:1-5

2. Pharaoh,an evil ruler, decreed that all male Hebrew babies should be killed by
casting them into the river Ex1:23

Herod,an evil ruler, decreed that all male Hebrew babies should be put to death
Mt. 2:16

3. Moses was hidden in Egypt 3 months to keep him alive Ex 2:2

Jesus was also hidden in Egypt to keep him alive Mt. 2:13

4. Moses' mother put him in the river in a BASKET Ex.2:3

Jesus' mother put him in a MANGER (feeding trough) Lk. 2:7

5. Moses means drawn out of water Ex2:10. Drawing out of water is a picture of
salvation Is.12:3. Moses was Israel's way of salvation

Jesus' name in Hebrew is Yeshua which means salvation

6. The favor of God was upon Moses,even as an infant. Pharaoh's daughter took him
out of the river and he became a prince of Egypt. Ex 2:5

The favor of God was upon Jesus. Wise men worshipped Him and presented gifts to
to Him. Matt 2:11

7. Moses was brought up by a man who was not his natural father. Ex 2:9-10

Jesus was brought up by a man who was his stepfather, Joseph Lk. 2:33.

8. Moses, when grown, saw the burdens of his brethern and had compassion on them
Ex.2:11

Jesus saw His people as sheep without a shepherd and had compassion on them
Mk. 6:34

9. Moses at a well, was kind to the daughters of the priest of Midian and watered
their their flock (not the usual custom) Ex.2:17

Jesus at a well, was kind to a Samaritan woman and offered her water (not the
usual custom. John 4:9-11

10.Moses was in exile in a foreign land until the king of Egypt died. Ex 2:23

Jesus was in exile in a foreign land until King Herod died Mt. 2:19-20.

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