Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Words of Comfort: Our Passover Lamb.

In Exodus 12 we learn that each Israelite family was to select a spotless, male lamb to dwell with them for a short time and then kill the lamb without breaking any of its bones. The blood of the lamb, applied to their doorposts, would cause the angel of death to pass over those who put their trust in God. 

God commanded the Jews to commemorate this event annually with a Passover celebration that included the sacrifice of an unblemished lamb. It was during this celebration that Jesus, our Passover Lamb, who dwelt with His people for a short time, was killed without a single bone being broken. 

By Todd Friel (Adapted from Don't Stub Your Toe.) 

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