Tuesday, May 14, 2013 4:24 AM

Seven Sayings on the Cross

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 4:24 AM
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 4:24 AM

The Word of Forgiveness

Lk 23:34 And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments.

The Word of Salvation

Lk 23:42 And he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” Lk 23:43 And he said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.”

The Word of Affection

Jn 19:25 but standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. Jn 19:26 When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son!”

The Word of Anguish

Mt 27:46 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”

The Word of Suffering

Jn 19:28 After this, Jesus, knowing that all was now finished, said (to fulfill the Scripture), “I thirst.”

The Word of Victory

Jn 19:30 When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.

The Word of Contentment[1]

Lk 23:46 Then Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!” And having said this he breathed his last.

[1] Pink, A. W. (2005). The seven sayings of the Saviour on the cross (3). Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software.

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