"Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing."Luke 23:34
He showed us mercy and forgiveness and gave us hope that we can forgive no matter the circumstances, too.
"I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise."Luke 23:43
He showed us grace and the hope of heaven.
"Dear woman, here is your son," and to the disciple, "Here is your mother."
He showed us His compassionate provision.
“Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?” that is, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”
He showed us that even when we don’t understand we are to cling to the Father in the midst of our suffering.
"I am thirsty."
He showed us humility.
"It is finished!"
He showed us His completed work. There is nothing left for us to do.
"Father, into your hands I commit my spirit."
He showed us complete dependence and trust in the Father for oureternal souls.
Question4U: What lessons do you learn from Jesus' last words on the cross?
Love and blessings,