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Lamb of God (Agnus Dei)

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The Lamb of God represents Jesus Christ, the perfect, sinless sacrifice offered by God to atone for the sins of man.
Lamb of God

Lamb of God

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Jesus Christ is the Lamb of God. He is the sacrificial lamb, offered by God to atone for the sins of man.

Isaiah 53:7
He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter ... (NIV)

John 1:29
The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!" (NIV)

Revelation 7:10
And they cried out in a loud voice: "Salvation belongs to our God, who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb." (NIV)

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