“Jesus called out with a loud voice, ‘Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.’ When He had said this, he breathed His last.” Jesus knew that He was born in order to die. In this quotation from Psalm 31:5, Jesus is ready to die because He is confident that He will be with the Father once again.
Text: Luke 23:44-46Sermon Series: Seven Shouts From the Savior
“When He had received the drink, Jesus said, ‘It is finished.’” This cry from the Cross is a shout of victory! Jesus fully paid the price for our sins, stamping “paid in full” across the ledger sheet of our lives. Since Jesus paid it all, we don’t have to—but we do need to receive what He has done by faith.
Text: John 19:30Sermon Series: Seven Shouts From the Savior
“Later, knowing that all was now completed, and so that the Scripture would be fulfilled, Jesus said, ‘I am thirsty.” Jesus completed everything that he was given to do, and fulfilled all that Scripture had prophesied He would do. Only then does He make a statement about His own intense suffering.
Text: John 19:28-29Sermon Series: Seven Shouts From the Savior
“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” The answer to this question causes us to tremble when we realize that Jesus was forsaken because of our sins. Jesus felt the full weight of sin rolled onto His shoulders and endured the Father’s revulsion at the accumulated amount of our transgressions.
Text: Matthew 27:45-46Sermon Series: Seven Shouts From the Savior
“When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom He loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, ‘Dear woman, here is your son,’ and to the disciple, ‘Here is your mother.’” In the midst of His pain and recognizing that He is about to die for the sins of the entire world, Jesus fulfills the most basic responsibility and sacred obligation that any child ever had. Since Jesus honored His earthly parents, then so should we.
Text: John 19:25-27Sermon Series: Seven Shouts From the Savior
“I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise.” The story of the thief receiving salvation is the most amazing example of saving faith in the entire Bible. It’s never too late to turn to Christ and even the worst of sinners can be saved at the very last moment of their lives.
Text: Luke 23:39-43Sermon Series: Seven Shouts From the Savior
“Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” The Cross is the only place we can find forgiveness. It doesn’t matter what we’ve done, or how often we’ve done it, we can be forgiven – not because we deserve it, but because we don’t.
Text: Luke 23:34Sermon Series: Seven Shouts From the Savior