The Luke 23:46 phrase is traditionally called "The Word of Reunion" On the cross, Jesus took upon himself the guilt of his people. Jesus “became sin” for us (2 Corinthians 5:21). God the Father looked upon His perfect, precious, and priceless Son as if He had lived the filthy, detestable, sin-stained lives of fallen humankind. And, for those who repent and receive Jesus [...]
There is nothing more to add--nothing more to be done by God, nothing more to be done by humanity, nothing more to be done by any religious group.
Jesus took on the laws, the sin, and the debt and destroyed it by nailing it to the cross and completing the work that God gave Him to do.
This phrase was the greatest expression of triumph ever sounded. It must have startled universe and caused evil to tremble in fear.
This battle cry echoed through the halls of heaven but it also reverberated throughout the hallways of hell as Satan realized his plan had backfired.
Jesus’ final words, in these last hours, they reflect the very priorities of God.
Are we ignorant of the extent of our sin?
Can you imagine what needed to be forgiven?
Jesus models forgiving the unforgivable as he prays for forgiveness from the cross.
Even though crucifixion is perhaps the most humiliating and painful form of execution ever devised, Jesus offered no resistance and showed no resentment.
Jesus was actually praying for the very people who had whipped, beaten, and crucified Him.
God on a cross identifies His character!
Peter encouraged believers who suffer according to God’s will to entrust themselves to a faithful Creator.
Christians who suffer for following Jesus should not be ashamed, but should glorify God by bearing that name—Christian.
People who experience suffering may be tempted to yield to their pain. Instead of following Christ’s pattern, they sometimes express anguish in sinful ways. Hurting people may fail to recognize that they are causing themselves more pain as they come under God’s chastening hand. Because all people face God’s judgment, we should live in a way that honors Him, even during difficult [...]
We can live joyously even as we anticipate suffering for Christ’s sake because we do not face opposition alone. Christ sent His Holy Spirit to live within each believer.