Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world (John 1:29, 36), was born to die, that you and I might live! As we discovered yesterday, Jesus is both the Lamb of God and the Good Shepherd. He was born in a lowly stable, visited by lowly shepherds and intermingled among lowly people. Yet, in doing so, He became our Good Shepherd!
Miraculously, God granted us a way of salvation and redemption. But when was that plan conceived in the mind of God? When did He recognize that created beings would be less than perfect, and in desperate need of a Savior? When did He devise the plan of salvation and redemption? Graciously, Scripture clearly provides those answers in these passages:
…the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.”
~Revelation 13:8 (NKJV)
Blessed be the God and Father…
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