Apr 6, 2012

Good Friday

Matthew 27:46
"My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?"

 The Crucifixion, seen from the Cross, by James Tissot 19th century.

 Rembrandt Jesus on the cross 1631

 A dying thief says, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom."
Luke 23:43
And He said to him, "Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise."

Luke 23:34
Then Jesus said, "Father forgive them, for they know not what they do."

File:Miguel Angel Crucifixion La Redonda Logrono Spain.jpg
Michelangelo, Crucifixion of Christ, 1540

John 19:26-27
Jesus saw his own mother, and the disciple standing near whom he loved, He said to his mother, "Woman behold your son."  Then He said to the disciple, "Behold your mother".   And from that hour, he took his mother into his family.

John 19:30
Jesus said, "It is finished".

The Crucifixion, by Vouet, 1622 Genoa

 The dead Christ with the Virgin, John the Baptist and Mary Magdalene.
Unknown painter of the 18th century.

Luke 23:46
"Father, into thy hands I commit my spirit."

Rembrandt, London, Royal Collection

Why do you look for the living among the dead?

John 20: 11-18

 "The Ascension" by Rembrandt


  1. Yes, mine too Clint! How wonderful it is to know this! Happy Easter!

  2. What a sacrifice he made for all of us. It is so hard to imagine what he went through; taking the weight of all of our sins past and present upon his shoulders and lovingly giving us life everlasting.