January 2015

The Seven Words from the Savior on the Cross: Atonement 2

Jesus’ spoken words from the cross emphasize the truths of forgiveness ("Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do." Luke 23:34), hope ("Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43), love (“Woman, behold your son; behold your mother.” John 19:26-27) and atonement (Matthew 27:45-49).

Jesus’ spoken words from the cross emphasize the truths of forgiveness ("Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do."  Luke 23:34), hope ("Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43), love (“Woman, behold your son; behold your mother.” John 19:26-27) and atonement (Matthew 27:45-49).

The Seven Words from the Savior on the Cross: Love 2

Jesus’ spoken words from the cross emphasize the truths of forgiveness ("Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do." Luke 23:34), hope ("Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43) and thirdly, love.

Jesus’ spoken words from the cross emphasize the truths of forgiveness ("Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do."  Luke 23:34), hope ("Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43) and thirdly, love.

"When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son!” Then he said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother!” And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home.” John 19:26-27.

The Seven Words from the Savior on the Cross: Hope 2

The beginning statement by Jesus Christ while He hung on the cross in penal substitution on behalf of sinners was a statement of forgiveness. "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do." Luke 23:34. The second statement immediately following the first is also taken from Gospel according to St. Luke. "Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise" (Luke 23:43 ESV).

The Statement of Hope. Luke 23:32-43.

The beginning statement by Jesus Christ while He hung on the cross in penal substitution on behalf of sinners was a statement of forgiveness. "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do."  Luke 23:34.  The second statement immediately following the first is also taken from Gospel according to St. Luke. "Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise" (Luke 23:43 ESV).

The Seven Words from the Savior on the Cross: Forgiveness 2

What is forgiveness? Forgiveness is a term signifying in the Old Testament to ‘send away,’ ‘cover,’ ‘remove,’ and ‘wipe away.’ In the New Testament the phrase ‘send away’ is primarily used. Forgiveness also means to ‘loose’ (Luke 6:37), ‘be gracious to’ (Luke 7:43; 2 Corinthians 2:7), and to ‘pass over’ (Romans 3:25).

Luke 23:34. A Prayer of Forgiveness in the Midst of the Pain.

"Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do."  Luke 23:34. 

The Seven Words from the Savior on the Cross: Trust 1

Jesus’ spoken words from the cross emphasize the truths of forgiveness ("Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do." Luke 23:34), hope ("Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43), love (“Woman, behold your son; behold your mother.” John 19:26-27), atonement (Matthew 27:45-49), humanity and victory (John 19:28-30) and finally, trust (Matthew 27:50; Mark 15:37; Luke 23:46; John 19:30).

Jesus’ spoken words from the cross emphasize the truths of forgiveness ("Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do."  Luke 23:34), hope ("Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43), love (“Woman, behold your son; behold your mother.” John 19:26-27), atonement (Matthew 27:45-49), humanity and victory (John 19:28-30) and finally, trust (Matthew 27:50; Mark 15:37; Luke 23:46; John 19:30).

John 19:

The Seven Words from the Savior on the Cross: Victory 1

Jesus’ spoken words from the cross emphasize the truths of forgiveness ("Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do." Luke 23:34), hope ("Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43), love (“Woman, behold your son; behold your mother.” John 19:26-27), atonement (Matthew 27:45-49), humanity and victory (John 19:28-30).

Jesus’ spoken words from the cross emphasize the truths of forgiveness ("Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do."  Luke 23:34), hope ("Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43), love (“Woman, behold your son; behold your mother.” John 19:26-27), atonement (Matthew 27:45-49), humanity and victory (John 19:28-30).
 
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The Seven Words from the Savior on the Cross: Humanity 1

Jesus’ spoken words from the cross emphasize the truths of forgiveness ("Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do." Luke 23:34), hope ("Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43), love (“Woman, behold your son; behold your mother.” John 19:26-27), atonement (Matthew 27:45-49) and humanity (John 19:28-30).

Jesus’ spoken words from the cross emphasize the truths of forgiveness ("Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do."  Luke 23:34), hope ("Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43), love (“Woman, behold your son; behold your mother.” John 19:26-27), atonement (Matthew 27:45-49) and humanity (John 19:28-30).

The Seven Words from the Savior on the Cross: Atonement 1

Jesus’ spoken words from the cross emphasize the truths of forgiveness ("Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do." Luke 23:34), hope ("Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43), love (“Woman, behold your son; behold your mother.” John 19:26-27) and atonement (Matthew 27:45-49).

Jesus’ spoken words from the cross emphasize the truths of forgiveness ("Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do."  Luke 23:34), hope ("Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43), love (“Woman, behold your son; behold your mother.” John 19:26-27) and atonement (Matthew 27:45-49).

The Seven Words from the Savior on the Cross: Love 1

Jesus’ spoken words from the cross emphasize the truths of forgiveness ("Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do." Luke 23:34), hope ("Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43) and thirdly, love.

Jesus’ spoken words from the cross emphasize the truths of forgiveness ("Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do."  Luke 23:34), hope ("Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43) and thirdly, love.

"When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son!” Then he said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother!” And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home.” John 19:26-27.

The Seven Words from the Savior on the Cross: Hope 1

The beginning statement by Jesus Christ while He hung on the cross in penal substitution on behalf of sinners was a statement of forgiveness. "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do." Luke 23:34. The second statement immediately following the first is also taken from Gospel according to St. Luke. "Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise" (Luke 23:43 ESV). The overall context is as follows.

The Statement of Hope. Luke 23:32-43.

The beginning statement by Jesus Christ while He hung on the cross in penal substitution on behalf of sinners was a statement of forgiveness. "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do."  Luke 23:34.  The second statement immediately following the first is also taken from Gospel according to St. Luke. "Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise" (Luke 23:43 ESV). The overall context is as follows.

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