John Knight (8 September 1933 / Liverpool - UK)
*800 FAMOUS LAST WORDS
FATHER FORGIVE THEM - THEY DON'T WHAT THEY'RE DOING
A lovely prayer of forgiveness
For those who nailed Him to the Cross
It was not the nails - but our sin
Held Him there - dying for each one of us.
TODAY YOU WILL BE - IN PARADISE - WITH ME!
The thief on the Cross saw that Jesus
Was a good man - not guilty of sin
When Jesus saw that the thief understood
Opened Heaven and invired him in!
MOTHER - JOHN IS NOW YOUR SON - AND YOU'RE HIS MOTHER
Jesus loved Mary and Jesus loved John
And as he looked down from the tree
He asked John to look after Mary
And Mary John's Mother to be!
ELOI ELOI LAMA SABACHTHANI?
OH MY GOD - WHY HAVE YOU FORSAKEN ME?
Forsaken of God - how could this be?
But Jesus had taken our sin
He died on the Cross - became sin for us
That He our Salvation might win.
JESUS SAID - I AM THIRSTY
Jesus is The Son of God - but also Son of Man
And as a Man He felt the pain - the nails the thorns - His crown
And as a Man he lived and died
And Satan could not bring Him down.
TETALESTAI - I'VE REALLY DONE IT!
This is a cry of great Triumph
His work of Redemption complete
The race had been run - and Jesus had won
Now Satan was on the retreat
FATHER - MY SPIRIT - I COMMIT TO YOU
God had entrusted to Jesus
His great plan to save - the whole human race
His death gave us life - and freedom from sin
We're not saved by our deeds - BY HIS GRACE.
(John Knight - Sunny Colchester - 24 January 2010)
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