It is Finished
“It is finished” is usually an English word but If we translate it in Greek it means Tetelestai which was the sentence which Jesus said before dying. Tetelestai comes from two words which means bring to an end or thing which is uncompleted or yet to be accomplish. On the other hand it can also means that this world is really cruel for Humans and there are so many things which are to be achieved but we don’t have time to complete them as we die before it. Jesus before his death used this Word just to remind that he had finished all his work for which he was send in this world and he doesn’t have any regrets even if he dies today.
Importance of Jesus saying “It is finished”
When Jesus said “It is finished” his words meant that things has got finished in the past, will finish in the future also. He used this sentence to tell that if he might die today he will not feel had as it was the time when his work in this world was done. It’s a sentence of victory which shows that Jesus has finished all his work and his uncompleted business was now completed. These were his last words on cross during the crucifixion of Jesus. Jesus was sentence to death by the Jewish leader for breaking the rules. While he was sentence to death he didn’t demand anything just used the sentence “It is finished” which shows that Human don’t need to regret anything when he is dying as when we die our all work in this world comes to an end.
His Last Words on the Cross
While he was sentence to death his last words on the cross was a true message for Christians. Jesus was betrayed by Judas. Jesus hands were washed by Pilate to symbolize that his he was not taking the responsibility of Jesus death and will hand over to someone else to beat him. Jesus had massive amount of thrust on his head and was send to hill where he was about to crucified. This location was known as Calvary which is known as “A place of skull”. Crowd gathered to see Jesus dying. He was nailed to the cross beside the two criminals and his side was pierced by different sword. While he was mocked one of the criminal ask him to remember the things for which Jesus replied “I am sure today you will be with me in Heaven.”After that Jesus looked at the sky and said to God “Please forgive them as they don’t know what they are doing.” While taking his last breath he closed his eyes and said “Father I am coming into your hands I have commit my spirit, it is finished.”
5 last words from the Cross
During Jesus last moments of death he said some words for which were also written in bible. There words were as follows.
- Father forgive them they don’t know what they are doing.
- I say you will be in Heaven today
- Woman behold your son as Son behold your mother
- I thirst
- It is Finished