Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.
We haven't read very far into Matthew's gospel yet, but already we've encountered several examples detailing how Old Testament scriptures were fulfilled. The chart below was compiled from my journal notes.
|Scripture fulfilled:||Old Testament Prophecy|
|Matthew 1:21-22||Isaiah 7:14|
|Matthew 2:5-6||Micah 5:2|
|Matthew 2:15||Hosea 11:1|
|Matthew 2:17-18||Jeremiah 31:15|
|Matthew 2:23||Judges 13:5|
|Matthew 3:1-3||Malachi 4:5, 6|
|Matthew 3:15||Psalm 119|
|Matthew 3:16, 17||Isaiah 11:2; 61:1|
|Matthew 4:13-16||Isaiah 9:1, 2|