Contributed by Norm Beckett on Apr 18, 2001
When we feel most betrayed, Jesus understands, for he experienced total abandonment.
When we feel most alone, the truth and reality is that we are not.
THE FOURTH WORD FROM THE CROSS - Anguish
"At about three o’clock Jesus cried out with a loud shout, "Eli, Eli, lema sabachtani?" which means, "My God, My God why did you abandon me" (Matthew 27: 46).
Out of the darkness comes a loud cry. A piercing cry. It is not a cry against God,