Devotional: John 1:29-42 Jesus is the Lamb of God

Let us take a moment to reflect on the words of Jesus found in John 1:29-42 from the King James version of the Bible. Here, we find John the Baptist declaring “Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world” (John 1:29).

In this passage, we can see an echo of one of God’s most significant promises – that He would send a Savior to bring redemption and deliverance to His people. We can also see how Jesus was divinely appointed to fulfill this mission, as a sacrificial Lamb with grace and mercy in mind. We are reminded of God’s willingness to forgive us – even those who might be blind or lost in their faith – through Christ’s example. Finally, we can feel hope restored in our lives when we look at this incident as a testament to God’s power and strength.

So today, let us pause for a moment and thank God for sending His perfect Lamb to bring us redemption and hope. May we always remember that Christ will never leave us nor forsake us no matter what our troubles may be. Let us open our hearts so that He can work wonders within them and guide us towards true freedom from captivity. Amen!


Heavenly Father, we come to You today with grateful hearts for sending us Your perfect Lamb. We thank You for Jesus and His sacrifice on the cross which brought us redemption and hope. We pray that You would open our hearts to receive the grace, mercy and forgiveness that can only come through Christ. May we never forget that He is always with us, no matter what our troubles may be, and will never leave us nor forsake us. Help us to surrender ourselves entirely to You so that we can experience true freedom from captivity in this life. In Jesus’ name, we pray, Amen!


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