The Passover Lamb and Jesus Christ, The Lamb of God
The Passover Lamb slain during the dark times in Egypt marked the beginning of The Exodus, which delivered the Israelites from slavery. The sacrifice of The Lamb of God Jesus Christ, delivered mankind from the penalty of sin.
Comparison of the Passover Lamb and the Lamb of God Jesus Christ
- The 14th day: The Passover Lamb was slain on the eve of Passover, on the afternoon of the 14th of Nisan, which is the first month of the Jewish calendar.
Jesus is the Lamb that was sacrificed on the 14th of the first month.
- Without blemish: The Passover lamb had to be without blemish. The Lamb of God was without blemish. He was sinless.
- One year: The Passover lamb had to be one year old, in the prime of his life.
The Lamb of God was in the prime of his life when he was sacrificed as a young adult.
- Man: The Passover lamb was male. Jesus, The Lamb of God came to earth as a man.
- Everyone: Every house had to have their own lamb. Everyone have to open their own heart and personally accept Jesus, The Lamb of God as Lord and Savior.
- Four Days: The lamb had to be brought into the house four days before the 14th.
On the eve of Passover, four days before his death on the cross, Jesus came into Jerusalem on a donkey.
- Broken Bones: The Israelites weren’t allowed to break the bones of the Lamb. Not during the cooking and not even during the eating.
Jesus, The Lamb of God did not sustain any broken bones during the torture and the mockery of His crucifixion.
- No leftovers: The lamb had to be consumed entirely finished on the eve of Passover. Nothing was to remain overnight.
Jesus, The Lamb of God was taken off the cross on the same evening of his crucifixion, although this wasn’t customary. ! It was finished!
- First Born: The lamb died in place of the first-born of the Israelites.
Jesus, The Lamb of God died in our place. He died on the cross in order to reunite us with God.
- Blood: The Israelites had to sprinkle the blood of the lamb on their doorposts as a sign to God.
Whoever hides behind the blood of Jesus Christ, The Lamb of God is safe from judgment.
- Liberation: The Passover lamb opened a way to liberation from the years of slavery in Egypt. The sacrifice of Jesus Christ, The Lamb of God liberates us from the bondage of sin.
- The Passover Lamb saved the first born behind the blood anointed door. Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God, saves all mankind, who accept His sacrificial death and resurrection.
Jesus Christ, the Messiah, came down through 42 generations, fulfilling all the prophecies. He sacrificed His life for whosoever will accept Him as Lord and Savior. He was resurrected giving believers victory over Satan, sin and death. His return is imminent! Soon and very soon
Get right with God or get left to eternal hell!
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