In Part 2, we take up the remaining four sayings of Jesus on the cross. We shall study how the gospel writer used the OT background in the death of Christ. It will give us a good grasp of the significance of Jesus’ last words on the cross.
A Word of Abandonment
“‘Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?’ that is, ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me’” (Matt. 27:46)?
I have heard many eloquent sermons on the “seven sayings.” However, the speakers rarely look into the OT texts that Jesus used in His last seven sayings. Yet how the