“He was pierced for our transgressions; “He was crushed for our iniquities… and with his wounds we are healed.”
“It is finished!”
And Pilate posted a sign on the cross that read, “Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews.”
Carrying the cross by himself, he went to the place called Place of the Skull (in Hebrew, Golgotha). There they nailed him to the cross.
My Lord, your son has suffered so much, shed so much blood. I was born with so many faults and my nature is so full of weakness, and yet your son Jesus has died on the cross. For me.
I know your grace has the power to cleanse me of my many sins and to make me more like your Son. Thank you for your goodness and love for me. I ask you, Father, to watch over me – always.