How was Mandela a Prophet
Nelson Mandela did not try to spread a religion but he did speak against the discriminations against blacks in his country. Because of his active moment against racism, along with other indiscriminatory actions, he was sentenced to jail to be shut up. Even after his sentence ended, he continued to fight, even though he knew he would possible be punished for it.
How was Jesus a prophet
Jesus preached about God and told about how he can save others. Even though He knew that he would die if he did continued to preach.
How do Jesus and Nelson relate
They both continued to fight for those who were Persecuted and cheated on. Even though the knew they would be punished, they continued.
John 12:15 “Do not be afraid, Daughter Zion; see, your king is coming, seated on a donkey’s colt.”