We received a letter
from a young boy that said that he liked the
Oasis site but that his Dad was not a Christian and confronted the
boy with a question that caused doubt in this boy's heart as to his
Faith. Of course, we have addressed this letter to clear up the
confusion and we have elected to share the TRUTH here as well, just in
case there are some that may be confused on this issue.
The issue is ... While
Jesus was on the Cross, He said "My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken
And at the ninth hour Jesus
cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi,
lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted,
My God, my God, why hast thou
But, what does
WHY HAST THOU FORSAKEN ME mean?
Let us delve
into the Bible to find the TRUTH ...
WHY HAST THOU FORSAKEN ME
WHY HAST THOU FORSAKEN ME STUDY ON MY GOD
WHY HAST THOU FORSAKEN ME MEANING WITH MY GOD
WHY HAST THOU FORSAKEN ME MESSAGE
There have been some
who have suggested that Jesus doubted or lost His Faith while suffering
for six hours upon the Cross for our sins and spoke those words. In fact
... There have been many assumptions as to why Jesus spoke these words
but there is only one TRUTH. Let us seek the TRUTH in scripture together, as to avoid deception
and to be set FREE from any doubts.
The EXACT words that Jesus spoke on the
Cross, "My God, My God why hast thou forsaken me" were spoken before by
the prophet David ...
My God, my God, why hast thou
forsaken me? why art thou so far from helping
me, and from the words of my roaring?
So why would Jesus say these words? The
answer is that Jesus was simply quoting Scripture. When Jesus echoed
these prophetic words, Jesus was directing the people present at His
Crucifixion and even us today to look at this particular scripture to
reveal to them and us an awesome TRUTH. Within Psalm 22 there is a
prophecy that Jesus wanted us all to see ...
For dogs have compassed me: the
assembly of the wicked have enclosed me:
they pierced my hands and my feet.
I may tell
all my bones:
and stare upon me.
my garments among them, and cast lots upon my
Let's look closer at
the exact words in this prophecy Jesus wanted those present at His
Crucifixion and us to read ...
WHY HAST THOU FORSAKEN ME PROPHECY
Psalm 22 was predicting
that a group of people would surround SOMEONE and pierce His hands and
feet (Crucify Him)
And when they were come to the
place, which is called Calvary, there
they crucified Him
What about those words
in the Prophecy of Psalm 22 that said ...
"I may tell all of MY bones
This means that they would not break His bones.
The Jews therefore,
because it was the preparation, that the bodies
should not remain upon the cross on the Sabbath
day, (for that Sabbath day was an high day,)
besought Pilate that their legs might be broken,
and that they might be taken away. Then came the
soldiers, and brake the legs of the first, and
of the other which was crucified with Him. But
when they came to Jesus, and saw that He was
they brake not His legs:
What about the part of
the Prophecy that says ...
They part MY garments among them, and
cast lots upon MY vesture.
This means they will divide the clothing
of this person and gamble for His clothes.
And when they had crucified Him, they parted His garments,
casting lots upon them, what every man should take.
In addition ... The
prophecy of these words from Psalms 22
All they that see me laugh
me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake
the head, saying,
He trusted on the LORD that He would deliver
Him: let him deliver Him, seeing He delighted in
Was fulfilled during the Crucifixion of our Lord.
He trusted in God; let Him deliver
Him now, if He will have Him:
for He said, I am the Son of God.
In simpler terms ...
Jesus was revealing to
those present at His Crucifixion and to us today ...
That the Prophecy in
Psalm 22 was being fulfilled at that time, when He said ...
"MY GOD, MY GOD
WHY HAST THOU FORSAKEN
By directing us to the
22nd Psalm ...
AS THE Bible CLEARLY tells us ...
And they crucified Him, and
parted His garments, casting lots:
that it might be fulfilled which
was spoken by the Prophet,
(David in Psalms) They parted my garments among
them, and upon my vesture did they cast lots.
Pretty awesome huh?
Now, THIS is even more awesome ...
We know from Scripture these things never
happened to David, who is the one who wrote Psalm 22.
Was he speaking of another? If so, why
was he saying ME, MY and I?
Now stay with me on this as you are about
to get a lil insight into Prophecy ...
Prophecy is a lil strange.
BIBLE PROPHECY is GOD speaking THROUGH
They shall look upon
whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for
Now did ya catch the person change from
ME to HIM?
As the writer of prophecy ... IT is, of
course, the prophet speaking or writing, but it is also God's Word being
spoken THROUGH the prophet.
Jesus is the WORD of God.
John 1:1 and 1:14
In the beginning was the Word, and
the Word was with God, and the Word was God. And
the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us,
(and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the
only begotten of the Father,) full of Grace and
Therefore ... It was
JESUS that spoke these Words through all of the prophets, INCLUDING
David in Psalm 22.
makes it sooooooo clear in the Bible that it is HIM speaking.
Therefore MY people shall know MY
name: therefore they shall know in that day that
I Am He that doth speak: behold it is I.
"Come ye near unto ME hear this;
have not spoken in secret from the beginning;
from the time that it was there am
... and now the
NOT only does Jesus
reveal the TRUTH of the
TRINITY by saying The
but shares with us that He has been from the beginning, just as the
Apostle John revealed in
John 1:1 and 1:14 and that it is HE that speaks to us in the Word of
God (The Bible) as HE is the WORD of God.
In all prophecy,
including what Jesus said on the Cross, dying for the sins of those
looking upon Him and our sins today, Jesus was saying what He has from
the beginning to those that could understand ...
IT IS ME
WHY HAST THOU FORSAKEN ME VERSE IS MY GOD
WHY HAST THOU FORSAKEN ME PROPHECY WHICH ONLY FURTHER PROVES
JESUS IS TRULY ... LORD
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