Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani? My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?
The journey to Christ’s crucifixion was pigmented in mockery, laden with pain, and naked in the reality of presenting Jesus as a human being. That Christ could be condemned and brought to execution with two rebels in the face of a crowd, stirs in our spirit the frailty of life.
If even Jesus was brought to death at the hands of authority how are we so arrogant to think our life can be absent of suffering.
The high priests convinced the people that Jesus was not who he claimed to be – Son of the Most High.
Were you ever judged for being someone you were not? When God changes you on the inside, in your soul, you become a changed person. Often, not everyone catches wind of your changed personhood and you are continually judged on your former self. We have the power to let the words of the world rest on our shoulder or let the promise of Jesus wrap us up in stillness against all mockery.
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