Lion or Lamb?
In the middle of the awesome pictures of Jesus and the awful pictures of judgement in Revelation, come the words, "The Lion...has prevailed". Yet, when John lifts his eyes to see the Lion he says, "I looked and behold...a Lamb"! (Revelation 5:5-6)
The Lion, who is powerful and terrifying, appears as a Lamb. Jesus, the fierce and mighty Lion, became Jesus, the meek and silent Lamb, willing allowing himself to be put to death for me:
"He was led as a lamb to the slaughter". (Isaiah 53:7)
How loving and gracious is that?