The image of Jesus as a lamb

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK
FROM ST. AUGUSTINE SPIRITUALITY CENTER
Sister Rosemarie Goins, CSSF Director
Laredo, Texas

April 10-16, 2016Christ the Good Shepherd

The image of Jesus as a lamb is frequently used in Scripture.  John the Baptist proclaimed, “Look!  There is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world,” when Jesus came to be baptized.  John 1:29   If John’s followers were paying attention, they would have realized that John was announcing this Jesus as God – only God can forgive sin.  We see in Isaiah 53 that the Messiah will take the sin of the people away through his suffering. (more)

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