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15 April 2014

Words of Jesus on the cross

What did Jesus say on the cross? What are the significance of his words?

Throughout Holy Week, various Christian leaders are offering their reflections on the words of Jesus on the cross. 

Each day a different leader looks at a different word from the mouth of Christ in scripture.

Each short reflection provides food for thought on moments of significance in the Easter story


Sunday 13 April - by Jonathan Oloyede
"Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do." Luke 23:34

jane holloway1Monday 14 April - by Jane Holloway
"Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Luke 23:43

N Ruddock

Tuesday 15 April - by Natasha Ruddock
"Jesus said to his mother: "Woman, this is your son." Then he said to the disciple: "This is your mother." John 19:26-27

mark meynell
Wednesday 16 April - by Mark Meynell

"My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" Matthew 27:46 and Mark 15:34

Amy BP
Thursday 17 April - by Amy Boucher Pye
"I thirst." John 19:28

jennie pollockFriday 18 April - by Jennie Pollock
"They put a sponge soaked in wine on a sprig of hyssop and put it up to his mouth. When Jesus had received the wine, he said, "It is finished;"  and he bowed his head and handed over the spirit." John 19:29-30

Fred drummond
Saturday 19 April - by Fred Drummond
Jesus cried out in a loud voice, "Father, into your hands I commend my spirit." Luke 23:46