(Luke 22:15-16 NIV) And he said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer. For I tell you, I will not eat it again until it finds fulfillment in the kingdom of God.”

(Luke 22:17-20 NIV) After taking the cup, he gave thanks and said, “Take this and divide it among you.  For I tell you I will not drink again from the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes.” And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way, after the supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you.

(1 Corinthians 5:7 NIV) …. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed.

√ The Lamb was PERFECT.
(Exodus 12:5 NIV) The animals you choose must be year-old males without defect, and you may take them from the sheep or the goats.(1 Peter 1:18-19 NIV) (You were redeemed),… with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.

√ The Lamb was SACRIFICED.
(Exodus 12:6 NIV) Take care of them until the fourteenth day of the month, when all the members of the community of Israel must slaughter them at twilight.(Exodus 12:4 NIV) If any household is too small for a whole lamb, they must share one with their nearest neighbor, …

√ The Lamb was SHARED.

(2 Corinthians 5:19 NIV) that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.

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