Behold, the Lamb of God
The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, "Behold! p The Lamb of God q who takes away the sin of the world!
"This is He of whom I said, 'After me comes a Man who is preferred before me, for He was before me.'
"I did not know Him; but that He should be revealed to Israel, r therefore I came baptizing with water."
s And John bore witness, saying, "I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and He remained upon Him.
"I did not know Him, but He who sent me to baptize with water said to me, 'Upon whom you see the Spirit descending, and remaining on Him, t this is He who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.'
"And I have seen and testified that this is the u Son of God."
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Speak to all the congregation of Israel, saying: 'On the tenth of this month every man shall take for himself a lamb, according to the house of his father, a lamb for a household.
The place in the Scripture which he read was this: "He was led as a sheep to the slaughter; And as a lamb before its shearer is silent, So He opened not His mouth.
1 Peter 1:19
But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot.
Revelation 5:6 - 14
And I looked, and behold, in the midst of the throne and of the four living creatures, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as though it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent out into all the earth.
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Behold, I send My messenger, And he will prepare the way before Me. And the Lord, whom you seek, Will suddenly come to His temple, Even the Messenger of the covenant, In whom you delight. Behold, He is coming," Says the LORD of hosts.
And were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins.
Behold! My Servant whom I uphold, My Elect One in whom My soul delights! I have put My Spirit upon Him; He will bring forth justice to the Gentiles.
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon Me, Because the LORD has anointed Me To preach good tidings to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives, And the opening of the prison to those who are bound.
When He had been baptized, Jesus came up immediately from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened to Him, and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting upon Him.
And immediately, coming up from the water, He saw the heavens parting and the Spirit descending upon Him like a dove.
And the Holy Spirit descended in bodily form like a dove upon Him, and a voice came from heaven which said, "You are My beloved Son; in You I am well pleased.
I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
"I indeed baptized you with water, but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit."
John answered, saying to all, "I indeed baptize you with water; but One mightier than I is coming, whose sandal strap I am not worthy to loose. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
"for John truly baptized with water, but you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now."
I will declare the decree: The LORD has said to Me, 'You are My Son, Today I have begotten You.
And the angel answered and said to her, " The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you; therefore, also, that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God.
She said to Him, "Yes, Lord, I believe that You are the Christ, the Son of God, who is to come into the world.