“Behold the Lamb of God”
Lamb of God, Jesus Christ, Savior, Biblical Studies, Chrisitanity
The scriptures contain many metaphors to teach us about the Lord Jesus Christ, and a particularly appropriate symbol at Easter time is that of the lamb. The Savior is referred to as the Lamb of God from His premortal life through His triumphant millennial reign. The symbol of the lamb is appealing for its simplicity, and yet it is multifaceted, providing insights to help deepen our understanding of the Savior. The eighteenth-century poet and artist William Blake has given us a wonderful depiction of a lamb, delightfully portrayed in this little poem
Original Publication Citation
With Jo Ann H. Seely. “Behold the Lamb of God.” Pages 17-47 in “Behold the Lamb of God”: An Easter Celebration. Edited by Richard Neitzel Holzapfel, Frank F. Judd, Jr., and Thomas A. Wayment, 2008.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Seely, David R. and Seely, Joann H., "“Behold the Lamb of God”" (2008). Faculty Publications. 3643.
Religious Studies Center