Summary: Jesus is God’s perfect sacrifice.
The Lamb of God- John 1:29
March 11, 2007
International Baptist Church
Message Point: Jesus is God’s perfect sacrifice.
FOCAL PASSAGE: JOHN 1:29
Genesis 22: 1-14
Revelation 5: 1-13
Read: Genesis 22: 1-14
Ask: Have you ever seen a real blood sacrifice?
Describe baby naming sacrifice in Guinea.
Describe Toura sacrifice.
Note: In these sacrifices, NOTHING was accomplished. The sacrifices were in vain. They did not please God, nor did they achieve anything.
Now, let’s take a look at a sacrifice that did accomplish something of eternal significance.
Read: Revelation 5: 1-13
Ask: Why was this sacrificial Lamb worthy? What makes the difference?
Examine: vs. 9-10
In HIS death was accomplished the Purpose of God, that is to provide a sacrifice good enough for God to accept. “God will provide the Lamb”. God HAS provided the Lamb. Jesus is the Lamb.
Read: John 1:29 “The next day, he saw Jesus coming to him and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!”
If you want to know more about Jesus, read the Book! The whole Bible proclaims Jesus. It shows the mercy, grace and sacrifice of God towards man.
Read: JESUS IN EVERY BOOK OF THE BIBLE
Give the “Burning Building” example.
Invitation: Won’t you receive Jesus as God’s perfect sacrifice? The building is on fire.