Last Words - Part 3

Last Words - Part 3
"Behold, Your Mother"
John 19:25-27

Jesus’ Last Words From The Cross
Final Acts - Final Hours - Final Words

  • “Father forgive them”
    • Jesus’ ministry of intercession
  • “Remember Me”
    • Jesus’ ministry received
  • “Behold your mother”
    • Jesus’ compassion
    • He provides for His mother as her first born
  • “My God, My God”
    • Jesus’ dark day of the soul
  • “I thirst”
    •  Jesus’ humanity remembered
  • “It is finished”
    • Jesus’ ministry fulfilled
  • “Father, into Your Hands”
    • Jesus’ comforted in the Father

Resurrection means the worst thing is never the last thing. ~ Frederick Buechner

We live and die; Christ died and lived! ~ John Stott

Mary and Mother’s Day

  • Selected by God
  • The 2nd Eve, the mother of the last Adam
  • She was “blessed among women!” 
  • She was God's vessel for the fulfillment  of the Genesis 3 proto-prophecy of God’s remedy for sin and death.
  • A difficult calling
    •  Luke 2:22-35   
    • “Do whatever He tells you to do!”
    •     Luke 8:19-21
    • “My mother and My brothers are these who hear the word of God and do it.”
    • “Be it done unto me according to Your word.”