John 1:29 says, “The following day John saw Jesus coming toward him and stated, ‘Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the transgression of the world!'” What does this title of the Lamb of God imply?
We can read in Genesis 22:8 that Abraham said God would give a sheep to forfeit: “Abraham replied, ‘God himself will give the sheep to the burnt offering, my child.’ And both of them went on together.” The sheep which Abraham said God would give, is the sheep which must be yielded to spare Abraham’s child. Beginning 22:13 says, “Abraham turned upward and there is a shrubbery he saw a smash gotten by its horns. He went over and took the slam and yielded it as a consumed offering rather than his child.”
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