Gregg Bing - September 6, 2020

Why Have You Forsaken Me?

Jesus\' Words from the Cross

Jesus' last three hours on the cross were shrouded in a darkness that covered the land. It was during this time that He bore the sins of the world. As the time drew near for Jesus to die, He cried out with a loud voice, "My God, My God, Why have You forsaken Me?" This is the fourth statement of Jesus from the cross, the central of the seven things He spoke. It is the statement that best helps us understand the meaning of the cross, but, it is also the statement that is hardest for us to fully comprehend.

Scripture References: Psalms 22:1-21, Matthew 27:45-49

From Series: "Jesus' Words from the Cross"

The crucifixion of Christ is the greatest event in all of history--the accomplishment of God's eternal purpose of redemption through our Savior, Jesus Christ. The Scriptures record seven statements that Jesus made from the cross. In this study, we examine each of these statements, to understand more about the person of our Savior and of what He accomplished for us by His death on the cross.

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