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.
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.
He said Jesus says, “When I was thirsty , you gave me a drink.” Perhaps as he yearns for an end to his suffering, Jesus seeks to remind those who will follow him to serve, to quench the thirst of the needy, for his sake.
Thus the “ mystery of the cross ” is an invitation for believers to reflect on the willingness of their Creator to suffer the worst degradation imaginable by someone like them—and so unlike them so as to redeem them from their sins.
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 .
Hebrews 9:12, 26 So by saying “it is finished ” Jesus was signaling to the Jewish world that there was no more need for sacrifices or temples because that his work brought ultimate fulfillment to what their sacrificial system foreshadowed.
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)
—used to express solemn ratification (as of an expression of faith) or hearty approval (as of an assertion)
Have some bread and dip it in the wine vinegar .” When she sat down with the harvesters, he offered her some roasted grain. She ate all she wanted and had some left over. They put gall in my food and gave me vinegar for my thirst. As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so is a sluggard to those who send him.
“To thirst after righteousness means wanting to live according to God’s will instead of the world’s,” says Kristen, 10. “This is the only way to be happy and filled. If you thirst after righteousness, God will bless you.
The initialism INRI represents the Latin inscription IESVS NAZARENVS REX IVDÆORVM (Iesus Nazarenus, Rex Iudaeorum), which in English translates to ” Jesus the Nazarene, King of the Jews” (John 19:19). John 19:20 states that this was written in three languages–Hebrew, Latin and Greek–and was put on the cross of Jesus .
The series of stations is as follows: (1) Jesus is condemned to death, (2) he is made to bear his cross, (3) he falls the first time, (4) he meets his mother, (5) Simon of Cyrene is made to bear the cross, (6) Veronica wipes Jesus’ face, (7) he falls the second time, (8) the women of Jerusalem weep over Jesus, (9) he
Originally a religious symbol from India, it had for centuries been used in Christian iconography as one of many artistic expressions of the cross .
Cross , the principal symbol of the Christian religion, recalling the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the redeeming benefits of his Passion and death. The cross is thus a sign both of Christ himself and of the faith of Christians.