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. An imposing staircase led out of the hall.
He says, "Behold, the Lamb of God." Look up at Him and I will be OK.
Finally, Jesus the Lamb of God will ensure that those who believe in him will join in the joyous celebration of the eternal wedding banquet in the Kingdom of heaven.
'Lamb of God,' however, is the 'foundation and integral' to Christians.
In fact such was Slayer's unflinching focus and undying commitment to an array of metal classics that main support Lamb Of God came across more Lamb Of Plod.
He explained how Lamb of God performances often have a visceral experience for both the band and its audience.
Miguelito Manuel led Lamb of God Sped Academy with 16 points on a losing effort.
Betrayal, flogging and a Crown of Thorns To mock and spite the spotless Lamb of God A Crucifixion too terrible to contemplate Of nails and spear and vinegar the dying thirst to sate Then it came to pass ...
Though this painting was cut down at some point in its history, one word is still legible at its bottom edge: ecce, "behold." This partial text indicates the scriptural verse that inspired this composition: "[John the Baptist] saw Jesus coming toward him and said, 'Behold, the Lamb of God'" (John 1:29).
The Emerald Valley Voices will present Rob Gardner's "Lamb of God," an Easter Oratorio, at 7 p.m.
New Jerusalem, where the powerful and the poor come together to worship the Lamb of God. Where the light of truth is a beacon of welcome to all.
Jesus was also referred to as the ''Lamb of God" so it makes sense that this meat should show up on the Easter table.