It is finished…

Good morning!

Hope everyone is having a lovely Sunday. I have a new bulletin cover! This one was inspired by John 19:30. It is the passage of the crucifixion of Jesus. It says that when Jesus knew that the scripture had been fulfilled, He said He was thirsty and when the sponge with the wine vinegar touched His lips, He said “It is Finished.” Very very powerful words. It is Finished, the chains of sin we’re broken, the prophecy was fulfilled! I have attached the text below! Enjoy!

The Death of Jesus

28 Later, knowing that everything had now been finished, and so that Scripture would be fulfilled, Jesus said, “I am thirsty.” 29 A jar of wine vinegar was there, so they soaked a sponge in it, put the sponge on a stalk of the hyssop plant, and lifted it to Jesus’ lips. 30 When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.

31 Now it was the day of Preparation, and the next day was to be a special Sabbath. Because the Jewish leaders did not want the bodies left on the crosses during the Sabbath, they asked Pilate to have the legs broken and the bodies taken down. 32 The soldiers therefore came and broke the legs of the first man who had been crucified with Jesus, and then those of the other. 33 But when they came to Jesus and found that he was already dead, they did not break his legs. 34Instead, one of the soldiers pierced Jesus’ side with a spear, bringing a sudden flow of blood and water. 35 The man who saw it has given testimony, and his testimony is true. He knows that he tells the truth, and he testifies so that you also may believe. 36 These things happened so that the scripture would be fulfilled: “Not one of his bones will be broken,”[c] 37and, as another scripture says, “They will look on the one they have pierced.”[d]

Bulletin Cover (click image to view full size)

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