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What were the last words of Jesus Christ on the cross, and what do they mean?



These are the seven statements of Jesus Christ on the cross (in no particular order):

(1) Matthew 27:46 tells us that in the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice: “Eli, Eli, lama asabtani? That means: My God, my God, why did you leave me? ”Here Jesus expressed his feeling that God had forsaken him because God laid the sins of the world on Jesus - and therefore God had to“ turn away ”from Jesus . When Jesus felt the weight of sin, he experienced separation from God for the first and last time for all eternity. That was the fulfillment of the prophecy in Psalm 22: 2.

(2) “Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing! ”(Luke 23:34). Those who crucified Jesus were unaware of the scope of their actions because they did not recognize him as the Messiah. Their ignorance of divine truth does not mean that they deserve forgiveness; the prayer of Jesus in spite of their mockery against him is an expression of the endless compassion of divine grace.

(3) "Truly I say to you: Today you will be with me in Paradise." (Luke 23:43). With this statement, Jesus confirms to one of the criminals on the cross that when he dies he will be with Jesus in heaven. This was allowed because even in his last hour before death the criminal expressed his faith in Jesus and recognized him for who he is. (Luke 23:42).

(4) "Father, I command my spirit into your hands!" (Luke 23:46). Here Jesus voluntarily surrenders his soul into the hands of the Father. He was expressing that he was going to die immediately and that God had accepted his sacrifice. Jesus "offered himself up as a sacrifice without blemish by the eternal Spirit of God" (Hebrews 9:14).

(5) "Woman, see, this is your son!" and “See, this is your mother!” When Jesus saw his mother standing on the cross with the apostle John, whom he loved, he gave the care of his mother into the hands of John. And from then on John took her in (John 19: 26-27). In this verse, always the Compassionate Son, he makes sure that his earthly mother will be cared for after his death.

(6) “I thirst” (John 19:28). Here Jesus fulfills the prophecy found in Psalm 69:22: "They give me bile to eat and vinegar to drink for my thirst." what was the custom of crucifixions and how the prophecy was fulfilled.

(7) "It is done!" (John 19:30). Jesus' last words marked the end of his suffering and the completion of the task the Father had given him of preaching the gospel, working miracles, and ensuring eternal salvation for his believers was done, done, and fulfilled. The debt for sins was paid.



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