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More Tweets Aplenty– # 25

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Apr 15

He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter….(Isaiah 53:7)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Apr 15

He was pierced for our transgressions…crushed for our iniquities…and by his wounds we are healed. (Isaiah 53:5)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Apr 15

He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. (Isaiah 53:3, NIV)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Apr 15

All my bones are on display; people stare and gloat over me. They divide my clothes among them and cast lots for my garment. (Psalm 22:17)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Apr 15

My God, my God, why have you forsaken me, so far from my cries of anguish. (Psalm 22:1, NIV)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Apr 15

Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” (Luke 23:46, NIV)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Apr 15

When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. (John 19:30)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Apr 15

Later, knowing that everything had now been finished, and so that Scripture would be fulfilled, Jesus said, “I am thirsty.” (John 19:28)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Apr 15

[Jesus] said to [his mother]: “Woman, here is your son.” and to the disciple [whom he loved], “Here is your mother.” (John 19:26-27)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Apr 15

About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” (Matthew 27:46; Mark 15:34, NIV)

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