THE LAMB OF GOD

Why are kids so attracted to lambs? For the same reason Jesus is called the Lamb of God.

Notes And Next Steps

Revelation 5:9-14 + Part 6 of the series “The Greatest Name"

 

In the book of Revelation, 26 verses mention the Lamb of God compared to 4 verses in the rest of the New Testament combined.

“You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain and with your blood you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation!” (Revelation 5:9)

Do you ever worship Jesus because you’re supposed to?

Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!” (Revelation 5:12)

Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all that is in them, saying: “To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever!” (Revelation 5:13)

So bring Jesus your …

Spiritual Next Step

Which of the following characteristics of a typical lamb is most meaningful for your worship of Jesus as the Lamb of God? 

  1. Gentle
  2. Innocent
  3. Sacrificial
  4. Intimate

Discussion Questions

  1. Which of the following characteristics of a lamb is most meaningful for your worship of Jesus as the Lamb of God? 
    1. Gentle
    2. Innocent
    3. Sacrificial
    4. Intimate
  1. Refer to the poem “Mary Had the Little Lamb” by Marv and Marbeth Rosenthal. Connect the following Scriptures with words in the poem. Psalm 2:12; John 6:38; Matthew 28:6; Micah 5:2; Hebrews 4:14-16; Isaiah 7:14; Revelation 5:5,6; 1 Peter 1:18.
  2. What is one thing you can do to improve your worship from “duty” to “delight?”
  3. D.Google “Lamb of victory Christian symbol” and look for a picture of a lamb, possibly on an altar, but very much alive and well, usually with a flag banner and maybe a cross. Explore and explain the symbolism of the Lamb of God (agnus dei in Latin).
  4. Review the names of Jesus we have celebrated in this series (CrossLifePf.org/messages). Which is your favorite and why?