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October 2012

“TETELESTAI”

October 2012

Traditionally, a dying person’s words are taken seriously. This is certainly true in the case of Jesus, although in his case His dying words were not in fact final words, for he was raised from the tomb soon afterwards and said many other things to his disciples. According to Stephen Lang, th...Read More

I THIRST

October 2012

“After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said: ‘I thirst’ ” John. 19:28.How far did Jesus identify Himself with sinful humanity has ever been a point of debate among theologians from even the apostolic days. The prevalence of di...Read More

IT IS FINISHED

October 2012

This pronouncement on the cross is the profoundest of all the sayings that it echoes and reechoes in the spiritual horizon of humanity past, present and future, and so its depths are unfathomable. It is finished is the goal to which every one is striving to and never able to realize. I looked a...Read More

A GREAT ACCOMPLISHMENT: THE SIXTH CRY FROM THE CROSS

October 2012

Tetelestai (It is finished) is the most triumphant cry in all of human history. It is the sixth word heard from the cross. Cross is a powerful symbol that implies the whole purpose of God for this world. For Jesus it was the purpose for which He came to this world. The words from the cross are the w...Read More

TAKE UP YOUR CROSS AND FOLLOW JESUS DAILY

October 2012

‘If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he cannot be My disciple.“And whoever does not hear his cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.“For which of you, intending to build a tower, does no...Read More

Saved by his Precious Blood

October 2012

This article is taken from his book “A Plain Man Looks at the Cross”How familiar are the words which form the title of this final section. Yet in spite of their familiarity–or perhaps because of it–they are little understood. To some, indeed, they are an offense. “Saved”–the word su...Read More