Lamb of God


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Lamb of God

n. Christianity
Jesus.

Lamb of God

n
(Bible) a title given to Christ in the New Testament, probably with reference to his sacrificial death

Christ

(kraɪst)

n.
1. Jesus of Nazareth, held by Christians to be the fulfillment of prophecies in the Old Testament regarding the coming of a Messiah.
2. (chiefly in versions of the New Testament) the Messiah prophesied in the Old Testament.
3. someone regarded as similar to Jesus of Nazareth.
[learned respelling of Middle English, Old English Crīst < Latin Chrīstus < Greek Chrīstós literally, anointed, translation of Hebrew māshīaḥ anointed, Messiah]
Christ′hood, n.
Christ′less, adj.
Christ′ly, Christ′like`, adj.
References in classic literature ?
It was paved with red and yellow tiles, on which alternately were a Greek Cross and the Lamb of God.
A church where the powerful and the poor come together to worship the Lamb of God.
Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe was ready to rumble from the first bell as the brooding Walk With Me In Hell and Now You've Got Something To Die For landed two quickfire blows.
No less than 28 times in the book of Revelation is Jesus called the Lamb of God.
To change England for Cymru in the verse: "And did those feet in ancient time Walk upon England''s mountains green And was the holy Lamb of God On England''s pleasant pastures seen
It shows the Lamb of God, angels, Isaiah, patron saint of sailors St Nicholas and Moses.
In a message to congregation members yesterday, St Mary's Church officials noted that "Easter Commemorates the slaying of the true Lamb of God and the Resurrection of Christ, the cornerstone upon which our faith is built; it is also the oldest feast of the Christian Church, as old as Christianity, the connecting link between the Old and New Testaments.
In the introduction to his monumental work, The Animals' Bible, Ian Stuart writes that even his child self found it difficult to reconcile the images of Christ as both shepherd and Lamb of God, with the very real leg of lamb on his plate.
The Council is challenging funding for Prisoners of Christ and Lamb of God Ministries, groups that offer substance abuse transitional housing programs for the Florida Department of Corrections.
Among the topics are canticles and the problematic of spiritual metaphor, human-divine communication as a paradigm for power in the Qur'an, reading the annunciation in the Romantic rape tradition, the Book of Job and Shakespearean subjectivity, Isaac as the lamb of God, and Antonin Scalia versus Jonathan Edwards regarding Romans 13 and the American theology of state.
Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the
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