"My God, my God, why have You forsaken Me?" was Jesus' famous cry shortly before He died. To answer this question, we review the events that led up to this climax and explore the reasons why Jesus died. Weaving through the pages of prophecy and poetry in the Bible, we find revealing texts that elucidate a master plan and momentous triumph from this most tragic of circumstances.
This book seeks to promote understanding of a major historical event and encourage confidence in a God who tells the end from the beginning. Alternating between quotations of poetic visions, songs of praise, and discussions about accounts of Jesus' life, we pray that the reader will grow in his or her understanding of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ.