Remembering the agony experienced by jesus in his death on the cross crucified by roman soldiers is so profound isn t it. 9 he falls the third time.
At the cross jesus s seven sayings taken from www helpforchristians co uk.
7 sayings of jesus on the cross pdf. They are gathered from the four canonical gospels. The last seven sayings of jesus christ were uttered while nailed to the cross on calvary where he died for our sins. Secondly the 7 sayings reveal god s perfect provision through the cross for all 7 basic needs of man.
The 7 sayings of christ on the cross. Behold thy mother the utterance of human care john 19 27 4 my god my god why hast thou forsaken me the utterance of anguish. 4 jesus meets his sorrowful mother mary.
The sayings of jesus on the cross sometimes called the seven last words from the cross are seven expressions biblically attributed to jesus during his crucifixion traditionally the brief sayings have been called words. The stations of the cross are. 7 last sayings of jesus on the cross.
1 pilate condemns jesus to death. As the first christian martyr came to the brink of the river he cried lord jesus receive my spirit acts 7 59. 8 jesus consoles the women of jerusalem.
6 veronica wipes his face with her veil. 2 jesus takes up his cross. All the words of christ s were powerful words of life although his seven last sayings as he died for us are worth our reflection.
7 he falls the second time. The sad history of the jews would have been very different had christians grasped more fully. They reveal the 7 fold perfect salvation flowing from jesus on the cross.
Throughout this lenten season christians around the world are focusing on the gift of salvation. May be seen by comparing his words on the cross with those of dying stephen. But in contrast with this christ said father into thy hands i commend my spirit stephen s spirit was being taken from him.
Matthew 27 35 50 read as communion meditation before sermon introduction. If we ask ourselves who sent jesus to the cross the answer is not the jews but the father. The 7 words spoken from the cross represent his salvation released to every area of our life by his blood.
For centuries these phrases have touched millions of lives transformed the hardest of hearts and opened the eyes of the blind. Seven sayings from the cross barnes bible charts 2 verily i say unto thee today shalt thou be with me in paradise the utterance of salvation luke 23 43 3 woman behold thy son. 5 simon of cyrene is pressed into service to help jesus carry his cross.
In 1979 i was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer and the doctor told susan that he did not expect me to live more than six weeks. The seven words spoken by jesus christ on the cross this season of the year is an invitation to grow reflect pray experience sorrow and be generous. 3 he falls the first time.
Three of the sayings appear only in the gospel of luke and two only in the gospel of john.