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It Is Finished

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It is finished

 

One of the most wonderful moments ever lived was the moment when Jesus on the cross said, "It is finished." It was not only a great moment for sinners in their need for salvation, but it was a long expected and needed moment for all who believe the Scriptures. The most crucial moment in Gods eternal plan had come to a finished conclusion.

 

What exactly was finished? Certainly the ordeal of His death was finished. But that was not what was so important. He was born to die. His earthly living in the persecution He had endured here was finished. But that was not what prompted the words "it is finished."What was behind the statement "it is finished" were two important events; in fact, possibly the two most important events of theFathers eternal plan.

 

Both of these events were prophesied in a time before the world was created, before there were humans, before there was a devil working against God's plan and before there was sin.

 

The first of these events is stated by the Apostle Paul in Ephesians, Chapter 1, verse four: "According as He (the Father) has chosen us in Him (Christ) before the foundation of the world." This event could not take place until Christ died and finished the work that would be necessary for the Father to place humans in Christ.

 

Finished were all the other methods God had used in the Old Testament to get people saved and holy before him. Now, in one moment, Christ had made it possible for the Father to put Christ in humans and have the kind of family He had always wanted. All other means for humans to please God was finished.

 

The other event that was finished was what Christ accomplished by His death on the cross. This event was the second thing that was prophesied before the world was created, 1st Peter 1:19-20. No more sin offering had to be made by humans no more self effort could be applied by humans to please God no more self improvement would be acceptable to God. The sin of Adam was finished once and for all. The work of Satan in lying and deceiving humans that they had to pay for their own sin was finished, done away with, banished and nullified.

 

The final blood offering had been made and now there was eternal life for all who believed. The power of death, Hell and the grave we're finished and the two major factors in God's final gospel were complete. The cry of Christ on the cross, "it is finished," is the cry of ultimate victory for every human who believes. The simplicity of salvation for hell-bound sinners is to simply believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and you shall be saved Acts 16:31.

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Finished were all the other methods God had used in the Old Testament to get people saved and holy before him.

God has only used one method of salvation in both the Old and New Testaments, and that is faith in his promise to send a redeemer. Genesis 15:6 says about Abraham, "And he believed the Lord, and he counted it to him as righteousness." Paul quoted this in Romans 4:3 to show that salvation has always been by faith. In the Old Testament the faith was that God would send a redeemer. Now we believe that God has sent the redeemer, Jesus Christ.

 

In the Old Testament believers were commanded to sacrifice animals. The purpose of these sacrifices was to enable them to show their faith that God would send the perfect Sacrifice, which would take away their sins.

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Indeed theophilus, those animal sacrifices were only pointing to Christ the true Lamb of God.

 

John 19:30: “When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, He said, it is finished: And He bowed His head, and gave up the ghost.” It is finished? What is finished?

 

John 16:33: “These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: But be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” Jesus has overcome the world. His work on the part of the redeemed is done, but we have to do our part and speak our deliverance. We have to confess our sins and claim the blood of Christ. :RpS_thumbup:

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It is finished

 

One of the most wonderful moments ever lived was the moment when Jesus on the cross said, "It is finished." It was not only a great moment for sinners in their need for salvation, but it was a long expected and needed moment for all who believe the Scriptures. The most crucial moment in Gods eternal plan had come to a finished conclusion.

 

What exactly was finished? Certainly the ordeal of His death was finished. But that was not what was so important. He was born to die. His earthly living in the persecution He had endured here was finished. But that was not what prompted the words "it is finished."What was behind the statement "it is finished" were two important events; in fact, possibly the two most important events of theFathers eternal plan.

 

Both of these events were prophesied in a time before the world was created, before there were humans, before there was a devil working against God's plan and before there was sin.

 

The first of these events is stated by the Apostle Paul in Ephesians, Chapter 1, verse four: "According as He (the Father) has chosen us in Him (Christ) before the foundation of the world." This event could not take place until Christ died and finished the work that would be necessary for the Father to place humans in Christ.

 

Finished were all the other methods God had used in the Old Testament to get people saved and holy before him. Now, in one moment, Christ had made it possible for the Father to put Christ in humans and have the kind of family He had always wanted. All other means for humans to please God was finished.

 

The other event that was finished was what Christ accomplished by His death on the cross. This event was the second thing that was prophesied before the world was created, 1st Peter 1:19-20. No more sin offering had to be made by humans no more self effort could be applied by humans to please God no more self improvement would be acceptable to God. The sin of Adam was finished once and for all. The work of Satan in lying and deceiving humans that they had to pay for their own sin was finished, done away with, banished and nullified.

 

The final blood offering had been made and now there was eternal life for all who believed. The power of death, Hell and the grave we're finished and the two major factors in God's final gospel were complete. The cry of Christ on the cross, "it is finished," is the cry of ultimate victory for every human who believes. The simplicity of salvation for hell-bound sinners is to simply believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and you shall be saved Acts 16:31.

 

Absolultely! When Jesus cried tetelestai (actually its counterpart in Hebrew) he declared the debt paid! that is why after announcing mans debt paid- He gave up His Spirit and physically died! No more purpose for the cross.

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It is finished some of the most wonderful words ever uttered.

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It is finished

 

One of the most wonderful moments ever lived was the moment when Jesus on the cross said, "It is finished." It was not only a great moment for sinners in their need for salvation, but it was a long expected and needed moment for all who believe the Scriptures. The most crucial moment in Gods eternal plan had come to a finished conclusion.

 

What exactly was finished? Certainly the ordeal of His death was finished. But that was not what was so important. He was born to die. His earthly living in the persecution He had endured here was finished. But that was not what prompted the words "it is finished."What was behind the statement "it is finished" were two important events; in fact, possibly the two most important events of theFathers eternal plan.

 

Both of these events were prophesied in a time before the world was created, before there were humans, before there was a devil working against God's plan and before there was sin.

 

The first of these events is stated by the Apostle Paul in Ephesians, Chapter 1, verse four: "According as He (the Father) has chosen us in Him (Christ) before the foundation of the world." This event could not take place until Christ died and finished the work that would be necessary for the Father to place humans in Christ.

 

Finished were all the other methods God had used in the Old Testament to get people saved and holy before him. Now, in one moment, Christ had made it possible for the Father to put Christ in humans and have the kind of family He had always wanted. All other means for humans to please God was finished.

 

The other event that was finished was what Christ accomplished by His death on the cross. This event was the second thing that was prophesied before the world was created, 1st Peter 1:19-20. No more sin offering had to be made by humans no more self effort could be applied by humans to please God no more self improvement would be acceptable to God. The sin of Adam was finished once and for all. The work of Satan in lying and deceiving humans that they had to pay for their own sin was finished, done away with, banished and nullified.

 

The final blood offering had been made and now there was eternal life for all who believed. The power of death, Hell and the grave we're finished and the two major factors in God's final gospel were complete. The cry of Christ on the cross, "it is finished," is the cry of ultimate victory for every human who believes. The simplicity of salvation for hell-bound sinners is to simply believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and you shall be saved Acts 16:31.

 

Absolultely! When Jesus cried tetelestai (actually its counterpart in Hebrew) he declared the debt paid! that is why after announcing mans debt paid- He gave up His Spirit and physically died! No more purpose for the cross.

amen to that

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It is finished some of the most wonderful words ever uttered.

I meant that amen for your post!

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