Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Christianity Jesus.

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  • proper n. Jesus, symbolized as a sacrifice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the Jesus Christ, in allusion to the paschal lamb.

Etymologies

From Jesus' role as a sacrificial lamb. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Never blush to confess your faith in the sufficiency of Jesus, the one who bears the name Lamb of God for our sakes.

    THE NAMES OF JESUS

  • If you come out thinking that Jesus really has wool and hooves because he is called the Lamb of God, you might want to rethink your interpretation of those scriptures.

    Contend Earnestly

  • My knowledge on Lamb of God is minimal, but every so often, I need some music with just the right amount of brutality to offset my ever-present sensitive side.

    Ben E. Kessler: Concert Whereabouts

  • Within some Christian traditions, the altar is still a place of sacrifice, where a priest or pastor commemorates the sacrifice of the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world.

    Charles Howard: Deep Calls To Deep: Re-imagining The Altar Call

  • Each year at Passover time a lamb was sacrificed for atonement for sin; this was required until the Lamb of God came to take away the sins of the world.

    TEXAS FAITH: Why are millennials dropping out? | RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • He shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the Holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb of God.

    Can America Survive?

  • He became the icon that God had to smite to be able to save us, and suddenly the Lamb of God was smitten!

    FROM THE CROSS TO PENTECOST

  • I would sit in the dim light of the school chapel and listen to him preaching about the Lamb of God and about Mercy and Forgiveness and all the rest of it and my young mind would become totally confused.

    Storyteller

  • Father Don tells us in Mass: This is the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world.

    The Exorsistah: X Returns

  • Jesus Christ the one who Easter is really all about is also called the Lamb of God.

    Sunday Sweets: Cutesy Wootsy

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