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- n. The lamb eaten at Passover.
- n. Jesus Christ, symbolized as a sacrifice.
- n. A lamb depicted with nimbus and bearing a flag (usually St. George's cross: argent a cross gules).
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- n. figure of a lamb; emblematic of Christ
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Reply Obj. 2: The Paschal Lamb was the figure of this sacrament chiefly as to Christ's Passion represented therein; and therefore it was partaken of once a year only, since Christ died but once.
That by the very time also it might be per - ceived that Christ is that Paschal Lamb, that is to say, the truly chaste and pure Lamb that should be slain, and yield himself the most acceptable sacrifice to his Father for us.
“The Paschal Lamb,” he said from across the table.
And for the other sacrament, of eating the Paschal Lamb, it is manifestly imitated in the sacrament of the Lord's Supper; in which the breaking of the bread and the pouring out of the wine do keep in memory our deliverance from the misery of sin by Christ's Passion, as the eating of the Paschal Lamb kept in memory the deliverance of the
Someone might have mentioned this, but does it have anything to do with the Paschal Lamb – Agnus Dei?
Nevertheless, since this sacrament is to be received daily, whereas the Paschal Lamb was not, it is therefore necessary for other hosts to be reserved for the sick.
'Saxon Homily,' _i. e._ the Sermon of the Paschal Lamb, appointed by the
Resigning His mighty occult power of defense, He laid Himself upon the altar of sacrifice even as the Paschal Lamb.
The sacraments of the Old were Circumcision, and the Paschal Lamb, which was offered up; under which name, reference is made to the sacrifices which were in use from the beginning of the world.
Before Him were the cakes of unleavened bread, the wine, the water and the herbs, while the Paschal Lamb was on a side table.