Lenten Words – Good news

Messiah selections from the New Testament

rows of burning candles


John 1:29

29 The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God. He takes away the sins of the world!

mosaic mural of a lamb and a cross
Mosaic mural depicting the Lamb of God by Rob Birkbeck

Romans 10:15

15 And before anyone can go and tell them, they must be sent. As the Scriptures say, “How wonderful it is to see someone coming to tell good news!”

Hebrews 1:6

 66 And then, when God presents his firstborn Son to the world, he says 
“Let all God’s angels worship him.”

Holy Bible: Easy-to-Read Version (ERV) English

© 1978, 1987, 2012 Bible League International

Good news Watercress Words.com
 We usually associate  Messiah with Christmas, but Handel , son of a barber-surgeon, wrote it for Easter.
He drew the lyrics from Scripture, choosing passages that tell the story of God sending Jesus to earth to redeem His people.
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These selections are from the New Testament-The Gospel of John, and letters Paul the Apostle wrote to the Romans and the Hebrews.

Other posts in this series-

Lenten Words-Light

Lenten Words – Comfort

Lenten Words-Rest

Lenten Words – Glory

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"And now these three remain:faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love."
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Author: Aletha Cress Oglesby, M.D.

I am a family physician who loves to write about the HEART of HEALTH. On my blog, Watercress Words, I inform and inspire us in healthy living. My ideas come from my training, experiences, medical practice, personal life, and medicine in the media. There's always something new and interesting to explore in the world of health and medicine.

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