Our text is from 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.
A number of books have been written over the years that have famous last quotes from great men and women over the centuries. Words that have been recorded right before they die or last words that someone heard them say or that was recorded by them, however, none so great, victorious, complete, and final as the words spoken by our Loving Lord while hanging on the old rugged cross. “It is finished.”
Let us give thanks for these words, for had they not been spoken and fulfilled, we would always be trying to get saved by something unacceptable. But God accepted the finished work of His Son on the cross as payment for our sins. Our works would never do.
You see, when we trust Christ, God puts us in Him, so when God looks at His son, God accepts us because God accepts his Son and His finished work.
Praise God for his…
Famous Last Words!