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The Savior’s Last Words–Part VII

It is nearly over. Jesus has been on the cross for six hours. He has suffered the humiliation of man and the separation from God. The appointed work of salvation is finished. The law is satisfied. The substitute is accepted. … Continue reading

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The Savior’s Last Words–Part VI

It is three o’clock in the afternoon and time for the final sacrifice. Just as the blade is laid across the Passover lamb, a cry rents the air, “It is finished!” (John 19:30). This cry comes from the unlikeliest of … Continue reading

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The Savior’s Last Words–Part V

The world was shrouded in darkness. Death was near. Jesus had been on the cross for nearly six hours. But the time doesn’t really begin to tell how much He had suffered. It began the night before when He sweat … Continue reading

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The Savior’s Last Words–Part IV

A strange fear grips the silent crowd as the earth is enveloped in darkness. The only sound that can be heard is the occasional groan of the condemned. Suddenly, like a sharp clap of thunder, Jesus cries out, “Eli, Eli, … Continue reading

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The Savior’s Last Words–Part III

Jesus spoke seven times from the cross. His first words were a prayer to His Father asking Him to forgive His enemies. The second time He spoke He gave the promise of life to a dying thief. When considering the … Continue reading

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The Savior’s Last Words–Part I

The final words uttered by a dying person are often of great significance. Never has this been more true than in the case of the Lord Jesus. Consider this: Jesus has been beaten beyond recognition. He has been spat upon. … Continue reading

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