The Seven Last Words of Christ

These few, brief words spoken from the Cross have served for 2,000 years as a subject of meditation, prayer, and thanksgiving.

By Published on April 3, 2015

1. “Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.” (Luke 23:34)

2. “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” (Luke 23:43)

3. “Woman, behold your son…. Behold your mother.(John 19:26-27)

4. Eli, Eli, la′ma sabach-tha′ni?” [“My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?”] (Matthew 27:46)

5. I thirst.(John 19:28)

6. It is finished.(John 19:30)

7. “Father, into thy hands I commit my spirit!” (Luke 23:46)

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