"For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect." 1 Peter 1:18-19
Only God could write a story so grand, so perfect to prophecy. Jesus came, Bethlehem born - wrapped in swaddling clothes and laying in a manger - to be our sacrificial lamb.
"Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!" John 1:29