CHEAP SUBSTITUTES WILL NOT SAVE YOU

May 15

Here John the Baptist presents Jesus as the one who will die in our place to take away our sin.  One man says in the Old Testament the question is ‘Where is the lamb?’. Here he says it twice in John 1 and in all the Gospels that is the emphasis “Behold the Lamb of God!” In Revelation 5:12 those that know Him as Savior will sing “Worthy is the Lamb!” He speaks here of Jesus as that perfect, sinless, substitute who would die in our place as taking away the “sin” not sins of the world. I believe he is referring to the one unforgivable sin John 16:8 “And when He has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: 9 “of sin, because they do not believe in Me; In the Old Testament many lambs died to cover sin, and even as Jesus was dying on the cross they were sacrificing thousands of lambs as required on Passover.  The sad thing is they did not recognize Jesus as the TRUE LAMB OF GOD and instead were still looking at some cheap imitation.  I hope you are not expecting some cheap substitute to save you.  Only Jesus can.  Trust in Him today. 1 Corinthians 5:7 For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed. Romans 10:9-11 that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. 11 For the Scripture says, “Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame.”

John 1:29,36 The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! 36 And looking at Jesus as He walked, he said, “Behold the Lamb of God!”

HAVE YOU READ YOUR BIBLE TODAY? HERE IS TODAY’S DAILY BIBLE READING- WWW.HISLOVEMINISTRIES.NET    – 5/15   2 Samuel 22, John 1:19–51, Psalm 78:29–38

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