In The Bible, Passover Lambs Were Usually Slain On The

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In the bible, Passover Lambs were usually slain on the 14th day of the first month. (Exodus 12:3-6; Leviticus 23:5) this would later be revealed as a depiction of the sacrifice of Jesus although those participating in the sacrifices of animals did not know it at the time. The bible says in John 1:29-41 “The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. This is he of whom I said, After me cometh a man which is preferred before me: for he was before me. And I knew him not: but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water. And John bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him. …show more content…

Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted, but he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed all we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned everyone to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all. He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his mouth.” Jesus came to deal with sin. The sacrifices of old were not sufficient enough to cleanse us from the stain of sin. God had to send His son to cleanse us. Jesus dealt with all sin, not just some sin. He carried the weight of the world on His shoulder, not just for a few people, not just for those who seem to be righteous but the bible says while we were yet in our sin Christ died for us. Even those who were not ye born, Jesus reached back through time and bore all our sins. No human being could have done or endured the cross but Christ. Jesus not only bore the sins of the Jews but the bible says in Isaiah 52:15 “So shall he sprinkle many nations; the

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