“a rod out of the stem of Jesse” might seem to apply to Christ, for Joseph was a descendant of Jesse. But these verses applyto Bahá’u’lláh.
Biblical scholars mostly agree that the book of Isaiah contains distinct works of at least three men from three separate periods. Isaiah himself could only have authored chapters 1 to 39, called First Isaiah. (Article 1 of 5 in a series)
In the West, the Millerites were expecting the return of Jesus. In the East, Shia Muslims were expecting the return of the twelfth imam. Watch the video and discover what happened in 1844 that changed the world forever.
The Coming of the Glory — a study of the Hebrew prophets that was written in chronological order, within the context of Israelite history. Watch this video/PowerPoint presentation.
Balaam’s donkey didn’t know, and neither did Balaam, although he uttered that phrase. But now, three thousand years later, we know What Hath God Wrought.