Bethlehem North Women studied the Gospel of John together in Fall 2018-Spring 2019. Teaching is available via podcast here. What did John mean when he referred to Jesus as the Lamb of God? In Genesis…. When Abraham was told to offer his son, Isaac, as a sacrifice, God provided a substitute sacrifice. a ram Before … More Behold, the Lamb of God
The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! —John 1:29 ESV John Piper helps us understand: So what does it mean when John said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world”? It … More The Slaughtered Lamb
J.C.Ryle on Matthew 27:51 …what a remarkable miracle occurred at the hour of our Lord’s death, in the very midst of the Jewish temple. We are told that “the veil of the temple was rent in two.” The curtain which separated the holy of holies from the rest of the temple, and through which the … More Veil Torn! Top to Bottom!
Matthew 27:11-14 Now Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” Jesus said, “You have said so.” 12 But when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he gave no answer. 13 Then Pilate said to him, “Do you not hear how many things … More The True Lamb of God
John Piper asks: What did Jesus mean that the passover would be fulfilled in the kingdom of God? “I shall not eat it until it (the passover) is fulfilled in the kingdom of God.” [Luke 22:16] I thought the passover was fulfilled in the death of Jesus our final passover lamb. Remember the passover was … More Passover and Missions
John Piper on Romans 12:1-2, “Present Your Bodies As a Living Sacrifice to God”- Spiritual Worship: A Presenting of a Sacrifice to God First, Paul says it is a presenting of a sacrifice to God. “Present your bodies as a sacrifice . . . to God.” This is the language of worship from the … More Presenting WHAT as a Sacrifice to God?