Definition of the Lamb of God (also the Lamb) in English:

the Lamb of God (also the Lamb)

phrase

  • A title of Jesus Christ (see John 1:29).

    • ‘Did he die as the Lamb of God - an atoning sacrifice to bear away our sins?’
    • ‘Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God, never sinned.’
    • ‘We want our friends and neighbours to see him as he really is - not as a Hollywood hero but as the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world.’
    • ‘To borrow a phrase that St. Augustine loved to use, God's deepest desire at Mass is that we become the very thing that we receive, Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God.’
    • ‘In the Feast of the Passover we see Christ as the Lamb of God, shedding his precious blood to redeem his people.’
    • ‘Roman Catholics point to the same event as the sacramental center of Christian life, with the words from the Gospel of John, ‘the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world.’’
    • ‘Jesus Christ is ‘the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world’.’
    • ‘But was Judas necessary to the sacrifice of the Lamb of God?’
    • ‘Why did God forsake The Lamb of God at the very moment of His Sacrifice?’
    • ‘With this knowledge in our grasp we understand that what has gone wrong in our world is sin, and furthermore the only way to correct his problem is to have that sin remitted by the blood of the perfect sacrifice, the Lamb of God, Jesus Christ.’