Ptr. Stephen Lloyd Reyes
UBC Manila

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John 19:30; Luke 23:46

The 7 last words:

  • “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do”. Luke 23:34.
  • “Today you will be with me in paradise”. Luke 23:43
  • “Behold your son: behold your mother”. ... John 19:26-27
  • “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” ... Matt.27:46
  • “I thirst”. ... John 19:28
  • “It is finished”. ... John 19:30
  • “Father, into your hands I commend my spirit”. Luke 23:46

Central Emphasis: Christ voluntary death is a picture of a surrendered will,  to fulfill the plan of saving people from their sin.

John 19:30 (ESV)30 When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.Luke 23:46 (ESV)46 Then Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!” And having said this he breathed his last.

  • Christ fully paid our sins..
    • In order that we may see the greatness of his sacrifice.
      • Isaiah 53:5; Matthew 20:17-19
    • In order that we may see suffering and death have eternal benefit.
      • Phil.1:29;2 Timothy 4:6-7
    • In order that God’s purpose and will on earth be done.
      • Matt. 6:10; Mark 14:36;

Every knee will bow! for it is written, “As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.” Romans 14:11 ESV

Vision: To see equipped members fulfilling the Great Commission.