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It was necessary for the Christ to suffer

This doctrinal point could not be understood by the religious of his time, precisely because all references to the Messiah they took were seen as a king, and not as a prophet, as Moses introduced Him. We have the witness of Jesus himself, Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into his glory?  …   And said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: Luke 24:26, 46 In the accounts of the book of the Acts of the Apostles, it is recorded that the proclamation of the Gospel took time to explain why it was necessary for Jesus to suffer, But those things, which God before had shewed by the mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he hath so fulfilled. Acts 3:18 Opening and alleging, that Christ must needs have suffered, and risen again from the dead; and that this Jesus, whom I preach unto you, is Christ.     Acts 17:3 That Christ should suffer, …

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