Questions Jesus Asked #59

Matthew 27:46 –  About the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?”which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”  NIV

This is the last question of Jesus in Matthew’s Gospel. He has accepted the Father’s plan and will and is hanging on the cross to atone for the sins of humanity. He asks this question which is the first line of Psalm 22. Many if not most commentators make a point of saying that because Jesus is bearing the sins of the world His Holy Father cannot look upon all of that sin and for the moment that sin separates them. I have a problem with at least part that interpretation. The Father has been with Jesus all the way, and Jesus has submitted to the Father’s will and plan. Continue reading