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Lamb of God

Updated on March 9, 2020
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I am a christian with more than 20 years service attending at The House of Twelve Apostile Church of Africa.

Explanation of a lamb description white coat color and cleanness from sin

Pure and whiteness in young sheep, is a sign of a representation of remarkable in characters and immaculateness.
Pure and whiteness in young sheep, is a sign of a representation of remarkable in characters and immaculateness.

What Does Lamb of God Mean?

Before we can understand the question, let's start by understanding how animal sacrifices found in the Old Testament works. Where blood offerings acted as a temporary covering for sins.

"They shall remove all the fat, just as the fat is removed from the lamb of the fellowship offering, and the priest shall burn it on the altar on top of the food offerings presented to the LORD. In this way the priest will make atonement for them for the sin they have committed, and they will be forgiven. Leviticus 4:35."

This practice is part and puzzle to the Jewish cultural rituals and norms. Lamb sacrifices are sufficiently great, their white coat color. Is a symbolism of purity and cleanliness.

In consideration or estimate of the similarities: Jesus The Messiah was known as a Lamb of God. Just like the lambs were sacrificed for sin, so was Christ (stainless, perfect and free of sin.)

Roman 8:3 NLT

"The law of Moses was unable to save us because of the weakness of our sinful nature. So God did what the law could not do. He sent his own Son in a body like the bodies we sinners have. And in that body God declared an end to sin’s control over us by giving his Son as a sacrifice for our sins."

Jesus, as the promised Messiah, came and fulfilled the Law of Moses. He testified:

Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill (Matthew 5:17).

New Living Translation Bible is clear on this subject:

“Don’t misunderstand why I have come. I did not come to abolish the law of Moses or the writings of the prophets. No, I came to accomplish their purpose."


New testament verses notable for reference

"The next day he saw Jesus coming to him and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! John 1:29"


" And they said to the mountains and to the rocks, fall on us and hide us from the presence of Him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb; Revelation 6:16"


" I said to him, "My lord, you know." And he said to me, "These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. Revelation 7:14"


" And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even when faced with death. Revelation 12:11"


" All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slain. Revelation 13:8"


" These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they have kept themselves chaste. These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes. These have been purchased from among men as first fruits to God and to the Lamb. Revelation 14:4"


"These will wage war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because He is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those who are with Him are the called and chosen and faithful. Revelation 17:14"


"And nothing unclean, and no one who practices abomination and lying, shall ever come into it, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb's book of life. Revelation 21:27"


"There will no longer be any curse; and the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and His bond-servants will serve Him; Revelation 22:3"


These verses are a direct indication of Jesus character and purpose.


Jesus

The fact that Jesus is the Lamb of God, that He gave Himself up for us in one ultimate sacrifice, means everything in the Christian lifestyle: without doubt; certainly.

"Yet it was the Lord’s will to crush him and cause him to suffer,
and though the Lord makes his life an offering for sin,
he will see his offspring and prolong his days,
and the will of the Lord will prosper in his hand. Isaiah 53:10"

His split blood draws us near God.

"James 4:8 also begins by saying “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.” It is only because of the Lamb of God that we can draw near to God. The result of drawing near is the beginning of our faith and a way out of the cycle of sin."

What does this mean or teach us in the modern day life?

We learn to understand the magnitude of what Jesus did on the cross.How His blood was split to give us hope, cleansing of our sins! A privilege to us as believers, to live a godly lives. In remembrance of how we were saved from sinful life.

Freedom in Christ

"It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Galatians 5:1"

A reminder to us, we have been set free.



How should we prayer to the Lord? our Lamb

"Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen."

Christ and The Father are one. They can never be separated!

Young's Literal Translation

"Jesus saith to him, 'So long time am I with you, and thou hast not known me, Philip? he who hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how dost thou say, Shew to us the Father? John 14:9"

Thabelo Luvhimbi hold a Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Retail and Tourism) via MSC Business College Louis Trichardt Campus. A Christian and blogger.


This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2020 Thabelo Luvhimbi

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