Lamb of God (Greek: Ἀμνὸς τοῦ Θεοῦ, romanized: Amnòs toû Theoû; Latin: Agnus Deī [ˈaɲus ˈde.
i]) is a title for Jesus that appears in the Gospel of John.
It appears at John , where John the Baptist sees Jesus and exclaims, “Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.” It appears again in John .
What is the Lamb of God prayer?
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, grant us peace. The text used in the Roman Catholic and Episcopal Church (Rite Two) is: Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us. Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.
What does the sacrificial lamb represent?
A sacrificial lamb is a metaphorical reference to a person or animal sacrificed for the common good. The term is derived from the traditions of Abrahamic religion where a lamb is a highly valued possession.
What did John say about Jesus?
Unlike the other gospels, it is John himself who testifies to seeing “the Spirit come down from heaven like a dove and rest on him”. John explicitly announces that Jesus is the one “who baptizes with the Holy Spirit” and John even professes a “belief that he is the Son of God” and “the Lamb of God”.
Who is the Bride of the Lamb?
The Bride of Christ or the bride, the Lamb’s wife is a term used in reference to a group of related verses in the Bible, in the Gospels, Revelation, the Epistles and related verses in the Old Testament. Sometimes, the bride is implied by calling Jesus a bridegroom.