First Baptist Church Statesboro
My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?
March 20, 2022
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Matthew 27:45-46

My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?

March 20, 2022 / Matthew 27:45-46

My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?
Matthew 27:45-46

I’m forgiven because You were forsaken
I’m accepted; You were condemned
I’m alive and well, Your Spirit is within me
Because You died and rose again

Main Thing to Know:
He was so I could be

“forsaken” =

1. The cross was a

My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?
Why are You so far from helping Me,
And from the words of My groaning?
(Psalm 22:1)

According to Psalm 22:

• Mocked (v. 7-8)

• Legs unbroken (v. 14)

• Thirsty (v. 15)

• Pierced hands and feet (v. 16)

• Gamble for clothing (v. 18)

 

• The death of Jesus was not an

• God’s Word is

2. The cross was a

What the holiness of God demanded . . . the love of God provided.

—Chip Ingram

For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
(2 Corinthians 5:21)

He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the whole world.
(1 John 2:2)

3. The cross was a

For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and goats could take away sins. (Hebrews 10:4)

You were not redeemed with corruptible things, like silver or gold . . . but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot. (1 Peter1:18-19)

• In salvation, we Jesus

• In sanctification, we Jesus

Song: Jesus Paid it All (Elvina Hall, 1865)

I hear the Savior say,
“Thy strength indeed is small,
Child of weakness, watch and pray,
Find in Me thine all in all.”
Jesus paid it all,
All to Him I owe;
Sin had left a crimson stain,
He washed it white as snow.

 

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