If you feel like crying out to God, “Why have you forsaken me,” you would do well to reflect on and remember Jesus’ prayer and fourth word from the cross from Psalm 22:1. When you call out to God from the depths of your own despair, remember to whom you are calling. Jesus was there … Continue reading Why have you forsaken me?
Abandonment Questioned – Why A God-forsaken Messiah?
The Passion Narrative: Matthew 27:45-49 - Now from the sixth hour darkness fell upon all the land until the ninth hour. 46 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?” that is, “My God, My God, why hast Thou forsaken Me?” 47 And some of those … Continue reading Abandonment Questioned – Why A God-forsaken Messiah?