Could it have been luck or chance?
Scores of specific and clear, not cryptic or mysterious, predictions are made about the coming of the Messiah and about the rise and fall of nations and other events fulfilled in history.
Some people have wondered if these prophecies could have just happened by chance. The Bible is a big book with a lot of statements. What is the mathematical probability of all these predictions made 500-1,500 years ahead of time being fulfilled by chance?