seven last words from the cross
The Bible quotes seven last sentences
that Jesus spoke from the Cross
"Father , forgive them; for they
do not know what they are doing."
"Truly I tell you, today you will
be with me in paradise."
(Luke 23 :43)
"Woman,here is your son….Here
is your mother"
"Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?"
(My God, My God, why have you forsaken
me?) (Mark 15:34)
"I am thirsty"
"It is finished"
"Father, into your hands I commend
The seven last words have inspired
a number of composers, including Schutz,
Haydn, Dubois, and James MacMillan.