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What are the seven last words of Christ?

What are the seven last words of Christ?

 

Known as the Seven Last Words, these are the phrases that Our Lord spoke according to the Gospel accounts of His crucifixion.

1 – Luke 23:34: “Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.”

2 – Luke 23:43: “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.”

3 – John 19:26–27: (To the Blessed Virgin) “Woman, behold, your son!” (To St. John) “Behold, your mother!”

4 – Matthew 27:46 (and Mark 15:34): “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?”

5 – John 19:28: “I thirst.”

6 – John 19:30: “It is finished.”

7 – Luke 23:46: “Father, into thy hands I commit my spirit!”

 

“He who desires to go on advancing from virtue to virtue, from grace to grace, should meditate continually on the Passion of Jesus … there is no practice more profitable for the entire sanctification of the soul than the frequent meditation of the sufferings of Jesus Christ.”

St Bonaventure (1221 – 1274)

 

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