Good Friday – Last Words of Jesus on the Cross

The Last Words of Jesus on the Cross Mark 15:34 NIV And at three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?”  (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”).   I have often wondered about Jesus questioning God about forsaking him. To be honest, it’s bothered me, so I decided to look it up more in depth. I didn’t realize there is so much controversy about what the last words of Jesus really were and meant. Jesus spoke Aramaic, so the the Greek texts give a transliteration of the Aramaic words and… Read More