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Mar 16, 2008

The Word of Victory

Passage: John 19:30

Preacher: Tim Badal

Series: Famous Last Words

Keywords: john, victory, tetelastai, completion, conquest, commitment

Summary:

Famous Last words "The Word of Victory" John 19:30 When he had received the drink, Jesus said, "It is finished." With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. Tetelestai= This Greek word speaks of something being finished, completed, or accomplished. As we observe this cry from the cross we see: 1. Completion Christ was declaring that: * He had fulfilled the words foretold by the prophets. * He had finished the work of salvation. 2. Conquest On the cross Christ gained victory over: * Society * Sin * Satan 3. Commitment This involved Christ's: * Obedience to the Father

Detail:

Famous Last words

 "The Word of Victory"

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

 Tetelestai= This Greek word speaks of something being finished, completed, or accomplished.

As we observe this cry from the cross we see:

1.   Completion

Christ was declaring that:

  • He had fulfilled the words foretold by the prophets.
  • He had finished the work of salvation.

2.    Conquest

            On the cross Christ gained victory over:

  • Society
  • Sin
  • Satan

3.     Commitment

This involved Christ's:

  • Obedience to the Father