The Lamb of God
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The Lamb of God

Isaiah 53:1  (ID: 2569)

The covering of a debt is always a blessing. This truth lies at the heart of the atonement and Jesus’ identity as the Lamb of God, Alistair Begg explains. The Lamb was expected by the Jews of Christ’s day—but when He arrived, He was despised and rejected. In His suffering, however, He bore our punishment. He alone provides atonement for our sin and satisfies the requirement of God’s holiness, enabling us to cry out in worship, “Worthy is the Lamb!”


1Who has believed what he has heard from us?1

And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?

Copyright © 2020, Alistair Begg. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.