One of the names of Christ in the Bible in which we see Him as our Savior and Redeemer is “Lamb of God.” This name is mentioned twice in the Old Testament, but many times in the New Testament—29 times, primarily in Revelation.
The first New Testament passage in which “Lamb of God” is used is in John 1:29. Here when John the Baptist saw Jesus coming, he said to His disciples, “Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!” He was prophesying of His sacrifice for us on the cross, that through His death our sins would be taken away (if we believe in Him).
A second New Testament passage is 1 Peter 1:18-19. Here Peter speaks to us of the blood of the Lamb, which redeems.
1 Peter 1:18-19
Knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from…
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