faith comes by hearingand children are welcome
— Romans 10.17 —
God sets us free so that we can worship Him. God liberates from the bondage of our sin. God provides the last, Passover lamb, Jesus Christ, to take our place, on the cross for our salvation. Jesus pays our penalty, as our substitute, to provide us with atonement with God. Jesus lives the perfect life for us. Then, Jesus dies the perfect, atoning death for us. Indeed, God is the Author and Perfecter of our faith. Worship Jesus Christ today for his sacrifice for us!
Christianity is unique among all other world religions. Christianity is the story of the lamb. As Christians, we trust the sacrificial death of a helpless victim, in our place. You see, Jesus Christ is God's last, perfect sacrifice for our sin. Jesus paid the debt that we owed God for our sin. Jesus is the "Lamb of God that takes away the sins of the world" (John 1:29). Do you know Jesus Christ as your sacrificial Lamb? Do you worship the Lamb as your Redeemer and Savior?
12:1 The Lord said to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, 2 “This month shall be for you the beginning of months. It shall be the first month of the year for you. 3 Tell all the congregation of Israel that on the tenth day of this month every man shall take a lamb according to their fathers' houses, a lamb for a household. 4 And if the household is too small for a lamb, then he and his nearest neighbor shall take according to the number of persons; according to what each can eat you shall make your count for the lamb. 5 Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male a year old. You may take it from the sheep or from the goats, 6 and you shall keep it until the fourteenth day of this month, when the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill their lambs at twilight.
7 “Then they shall take some of the blood and put it on the two doorposts and the lintel of the houses in which they eat it. 8 They shall eat the flesh that night, roasted on the fire; with unleavened bread and bitter herbs they shall eat it. 9 Do not eat any of it raw or boiled in water, but roasted, its head with its legs and its inner parts. 10 And you shall let none of it remain until the morning; anything that remains until the morning you shall burn. 11 In this manner you shall eat it: with your belt fastened, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand. And you shall eat it in haste. It is the Lord's Passover. 12 For I will pass through the land of Egypt that night, and I will strike all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and on all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgments: I am the Lord. 13 The blood shall be a sign for you, on the houses where you are. And when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and no plague will befall you to destroy you, when I strike the land of Egypt.
14 “This day shall be for you a memorial day, and you shall keep it as a feast to the Lord; throughout your generations, as a statute forever, you shall keep it as a feast.