Epiphany A2: Jesus is the Lamb of God


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A collection of images relating to scripture for Lectionary Year A, Second Sunday in Epiphany. John 1: 29-42, Isaiah 49:1-7, Psalm 40 and 1 Corinthians 1:1-9. Scriptures include John the Baptist engagement with Jesus and the first disciples following the baptism of Jesus. The theme for the day is what the image of Jesus as Lamb of God means.

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Epiphany A2: Jesus is the Lamb of God

  1. 1. EPIPHANY 2 Jesus, Lamb of God
  2. 2. John the Baptist said: After me comes a man who ranks ahead of me because he was before me. I myself did not know him; but I came baptizing with water for this reason, that he might be revealed to Israel.
  3. 3. John the Baptist said: He on whom you see the Spirit descend and remain is the one who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.’ And I myself have seen and have testified that this is the Son of God.
  4. 4. Andrew found his brother Simon and said to him, "We have found the Messiah.” He brought Simon to Jesus, who looked at him and said, …
  5. 5. … "You are Simon son of John. You are to be called Cephas" (which is translated Peter).
  6. 6. God speaks to Isaiah: I will give you as a light to the nations, that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth.
  7. 7. From Psalm 40: He drew me up from the desolate pit, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure.
  8. 8. From Psalm 40: I have not hidden your saving help within my heart, I have spoken of your faithfulness and your salvation; I have not concealed your steadfast love and your faithfulness from the great congregation.
  9. 9. 1 Corinthians 1:8-9 He will also strengthen you to the end, so that you may be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is faithful; by him you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
  10. 10. PHOTO CREDITS • Opening Slide: Wisemen Visit - Lawrence OP via photopin cc http://www.flickr.com/photos/paullew/3160444334/ • Slide 2: John and Jesus: ellenm1 via photopin cc http://www.flickr.com/photos/ellenm1/5165799013/ • Slide 3: John identifies Jesus by Ottavio Vannini, 17th century. • Slide 4: Jesus calls Andrew and Simon Peter. From Young People’s Illustrated Bible History, published 1875, public domain • Slide 5: Painting by William Bassey Hole (1846-1917) • Slide 6: The Prophet Isaiah by Lorenzo Monaco (Wikipedia Commons) NASA photo • Slide 7: Rock – williamcho via photopin cc http://www.flickr.com/photos/adforce1/4025308412/ • Slide 8: Rainbow-photo credit: Pink Dispatcher via photopin cc http://www.flickr.com/photos/pink_dispatcher/293252447/ • Slide 9: 3 lambs: Lawrence OP via photopin cc http://www.flickr.com/photos/paullew/5210615353/