Summary: Jesus spoke seven words from the Cross. he is the Lord of Righteousness and Holiness but he was forsaken by God. Why? the answer is found here.
“My Lord My Lord why you have forsaken me”
LORD NEVER FORSAKES
For my father and my mother have forsaken me, But the LORD will take me up.
I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or his descendants begging bread.
Gen.24:27 & Ruth 2:20.
God has not forsaken His loving kindness and His truth toward my master.
II Tim. 4:16
At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.
Jesus was forsaken
Forsaken by Parents, by his own relatives, by his own siblings, by his own disciples. Accused of, betrayed of and sold off. In all these he took no offense but if the Lord forsakes is it acceptable?
He found it very difficult and indigestible. Jesus was the beloved Son of God. Jesus was on the bosom of God. The Lamb of God. The Son of God. The reality is Jesus was forgotten, forsaken for the ugliness, wickedness and evil all these are the results of bearing the cross. Cross is nothing but sin and curse. The Cross not simply relieved one Barabbas but numerous Judas, Peters and Thieves, adulterers and idolatrous etc.
Is.54:07. "For a brief moment I forsook you, But with great compassion I will gather you.
Is.62:04. Not Forsaken; not Desolate: but Hephzibah, and Beulah.
Why God forsakes
Dt. 31:16-17 For breaking the covenant …Mine anger hath burned against it in that day, and I have forsaken them, and hidden My face from them, and it hath been for consumption.
Jud 6:13. For the unfaithfulness…. now the LORD hath forsaken us, and delivered us into the hands of the Midianites.
II Ki. 22:17. For idol worship therefore my wrath shall be kindled against this place, and shall not be quenched.
II Chr. 12:05 forsaking the Lord Thus saith the LORD, Ye have forsaken me, and therefore have I also left you in the hand of Shishak.
Jer. 2:13 forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.
Eze.9:9 For iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah, full of blood,