This is the fourth set of words Jesus utters from the cross. It is a pivotal phrase and is purposefully the fourth statement he made. While this utterance could call the relationship between God and Jesus into question, it actually melds it and shows how
My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?
ETS: Jesus, God, cries out for His inner strength to endure
ESS: We must cry out to God in our struggles. We are never forsaken
OSS: Strength in midst of turmoil, sin.
Discuss humility of preaching.