Christ’s Words from the Cross – Part #2: #GoodFriday

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Jesus’ Words from the Cross – Part Two:

These meditations on Christ’s Words from the Cross were written by Charles Spurgeon.

The Fourth Word – Anguish: (from Matthew 27:46)

At about three o’clock, Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”

I have chosen this subject that it may help the children of God to understand a little of their infinite obligations to their redeeming Lord. You shall measure the height of his love, if it be ever measured, by the depth of his grief, if that can ever be known. See with what a price he hath redeemed us from the curse of the law.  This was a very remarkable desertion. It is not the way of God to leave either his sons or his servants. His saints, when they come to die…

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