Sunday, January 19, 2020

What Lambs Don't Do

We were all taught wrongly about Jesus as the Lamb. John the Baptist wasn't invoking existing language about sacrificial lambs and a removal of sin. There was none. The O.T. never shows sin taken away by sacrificing a lamb (and Hebrews would say it's not by any sacrifice). John was presenting something utterly unheard of: that for the first time ever, something could take away sin, —someone.

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