When God whispers “It is done ” into our hearts, it is because it is done ! Just because we choose to act insecure and ask for more confirmations does not mean we will receive them.
The Peshitta says Ho Mashálam, which means pretty much the same thing. Ho is an interjection like “hey” or “lo.” Mashálam means ” finished , done.” So it”s like “Oh, it’s done”(or “over”). The Peshitta is just a back translation from the Greek, though.
Jesus said “I am the way no one comes to God but through me” (John 14:6). For years, I was taught that it meant Jesus was the only way to God. That is to say, if you did not “believe” in Jesus , you could not know God.
The Finished Work is a doctrine that locates sanctification at the time of conversion, afterward the converted Christian progressively grows in grace. The term finished work arises from the aphorism “It’s a Finished Work at Calvary”, referring to both salvation and sanctification.
In Luke: ” Father , forgive them, for they know not what they do” “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise (in response to one of the two thieves crucified next to him) ” Father , into your hands I commit my spirit” (last words)
Just before he breathed his last breath, Jesus uttered the phrase “it is finished .” When Jesus had tasted it, he said , “It is finished !” Then he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. John 19:28-30. That phrase is actually the translation of one word, “tetelestai,” in the original language of the Bible.
Before He died, He cried out “Tetelestai!” This is often translated as “It is finished ” and that translation is an accurate translation… But did you know how Tetelestai was also used in New Testament times? The Bible is clear that Christ’s death on the cross was the full payment of a sin debt that we all owe.
Background. The title comes from the Greek word τετέλεσται (tetelestai) meaning “it is completed”, which according to St. John, is the last word of Jesus on the cross.
“When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said , ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life . ‘” The Good News: As long as you walk with Jesus , you will always know where you’re meant to be going.
““I am the way and the truth and the life” (John 14:6)? Jesus , in contrast, is Truth incarnate – the Word of God made flesh – come to show us to way to the living God. Jesus , being God, cannot lie and in His life exemplified what it means to be truly human.
God believes in us because He has chosen to involve us in His will on earth as it is in heaven. He uses us to accomplish His will in the world. God believes in you because He has called you to participate with Him in accomplishing His will, and He wouldn’t call you if He didn’t believe you could do it.
Jesus ‘ name in Hebrew was “Yeshua” which translates to English as Joshua.
Forgiveness of sin was to be preached to every nation. Then, Jesus sent His Holy Spirit and empowered the disciples to do His will here on earth. It is the Resurrection of Christ and it is the work of the cross .
The Bible gives an easy, three-word answer for how you can receive the grace of God: BY TRUSTING CHRIST. The Bible says in John 1:17, “For the law was given through Moses, but God’s unfailing love and faithfulness came through Jesus Christ” (NLT). God’s grace is entirely wrapped up in a person: Jesus.