he will roar like a lion;
when he roars,
his children shall come trembling from the west;” —
Shedding his own blood. This is how the lamb fights. This is how the lamb redeems. This is how the lamb wins.
Jesus just does things differently. There’s a love in him that makes his every action a surprising, creative and rebellious shock to our conventional fallen way of thinking. And at the same time, there’s an invitation to actually become one of these creative, surprising rebellers.” —Jim LePage
You do not want a burnt offering.
The sacrifice you desire is a broken spirit.
You will not reject a broken and repentant heart, O God.” —Psalm 51:16-17