Eli, Eli, Lema Sabachthani? Into the Most Holy Place

CrossIt is nearly the ninth hour. Can you hear the cry? It comes distantly from a cross, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” It is the cry of great agony. For some this Aramaic plea sharply pierces the heart. For others, it brings jabs of insults and hollow jests. For all, it brings the acknowledgement of the severest of pain and that a cruel death is nearing its end.

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Seeking the rest that is only promised and found in Christ Jesus, along with my treasured wife of more than twenty-five years, we seek to grow in our relationship with our Heavenly Father, walk with the Holy Spirit as He moves our hearts, loving others always as Jesus loves us, and carry the news of His glory, the wonderful gospel, that gives light and life where there once was only darkness.
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One Response to Eli, Eli, Lema Sabachthani? Into the Most Holy Place

  1. ccragamuffin says:

    “Pierces the heart”…a sharp word picture. How often this cry of “why” has been echoed through the years. Maybe when God seems absent…when the heart is pierced…He is closest of all? Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote while in a prison camp…”Only this Suffering God can help.” He is risen. Risen indeed. Blessings.

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