Jesus hung on the cross for about six hours, from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. The Gospel writers record seven statements that He uttered while He was dying. Traditionally these are called The Seven Last Words of Christ. These seven words give us a glimpse of what Jesus was thinking, what was important to Him, as He was giving His life for us.
As you read these Seven Last Words of Christ, do so reflectively. Take the time to pray about each one. Ask God to use these words to give you a greater appreciation for what Jesus did for you on Good Friday.[Read more…]