Three Words

“It is finished.” John 19:30 These three words are the last words Jesus spoke before he died on the cross. This weekend, people all over the world will be celebrating “Easter”. I wonder how many of them are like I once was, not understanding what it is that Jesus finished.

To look at what Jesus finished let’s begin with what he started. John 1:1-2 (TLB) 1 Before anything else existed, there was Christ, with God. 2 He has always been alive and is himself God. It is important for us to know that Jesus has always been and He is God. Philippians 2:6-7a (NLT) 6 Though he was God, he did not think of equality with God as something to cling to. 7 Instead, he gave up his divine privileges; he took the humble position of a slave and was born as a human being. I don’t know about you, but I am in awe of what God the Son – Jesus, chose to do for us. He gave up His “div