6 Hours on the Cross


It was nine in the morning when they crucified him. Mark 15:25 NIV

About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” ). …And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit.
Matthew 27:46‭, ‬50 NIV

In six days God created the heavens and the earth. When He paused at the end of each day He saw that it was good.

In six hours on the cross our Lord finished the work necessary for His new creation. Through suffering He completed something so awesomely good that till today we can call it Good Friday!

When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.
John 19:30

As we pause and reflect on this first day …the Lord’s day may we remember His work and rest and worship with thankful hearts.

KIMG2589

Author: pastorpete51

My wife and I serve as members of a worship team at a multicultural church. Our members are from Brazil, Nepal and the U.S.. Because of the many languages and cultures in our local body we face unique challenges, such as how many songs will we do in English today? What new songs can we use in either language that are simple enough for the people to sing. The songs, the devotions and insights here are a small portion of some of the ways God is leading us as we push towards the goal. I pray that these will be both a blessing and an encouragement for those of you who may pass by Praise 2 Worship.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s