Jesus had no need to prove himself Messiah through corrupted Jewish prophecies. Jews fabricated the concept of “King like David”. Those prophecies will neither be fulfilled in the distant future for Jews, not as the Davidic Kingdom will never come to exist. Indeed, Jesus came as Messiah to teach Jews to leave their worldly desires i.e. “King like David” and repent for their sins to attain God’s forgiveness. What is your response?
First, the Jewish prophecies have not been “corrupted.” This is a false charge. Unfortunately, the speaker does not give any evidence of his false claim, so how am I to respond to such an unsubstantiated claim? What prophecy has been corrupted? This is simply a lot of noise, without any specific example to back it up. We have manuscripts of the Old Testament from before the time of Christ, including many of the prophecies about Christ. We have the Septuagint translation of the Hebrew Old Testament from two hundred years before Christ. There is no corruption. This is a deceitful and inaccurate statement.
What does this person even mean that the Jews “fabricated” the concept of a king like David. There are dozens of prophecies in the Jewish Bible of a king like David. The list is quite long. 2 Samuel 7:11-16, Deuteronomy 18:14-22, Isaiah 11:1-2, Isaiah 11:10, Zechariah 9:9 and many many more can be mentioned. All of these prophecies preceded the life of Jesus by hundreds of years. This was the Jewish messianic expectation—of a king who will come and rescue Israel. And Jesus fulfilled this messianic expectation.
As for the Davidic kingdom, it has already arrived in Christ. He is the Son of David (Matthew 1:1). He is the expected king. If this person is saying that the expected Messiah will not rule as an earthly king, then we as Christians can agree with that. This person says that King Jesus, son of David, called us to repent of our sins in order to be forgiven. That I can agree with for sure!