Come, Follow Jesus,… And You Will See

When Jesus met His first disciples, they were curiously following Him to see where He would go. He turned abruptly and asked them something like, “Hey, what do you guys want anyway?” And they responded with something like, “Uh… well… we were wondering if we could see where you live. Can we come over?” (my paraphrase of John 1:38) Jesus’ response was “Come… and you will see.”

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Behold, the Lamb of God

Had you grown up in Jesus’ day, you would have witnessed the seeming brutality of multiple, repeated animal sacrifices taking place in the temple. Animals go in on a leash and… never come out. In God’s design, the entire scene was intended merely as a foreshadow of what would take place on the cross when Jesus, the ultimate sacrifice for sin, gave His life on that wooden altar.

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