Sunday, April 24, 2011

The last word

In Roman history, a criminal was given a written charge, sort of like an indictment. When the criminal had paid for his crime, the charge was stamped "Paid in Full."

In Greek, the word Tetelestai was used.

It was Jesus' last word before he died on the cross. (John 19:30)

That last word, it meant everything. 

Many Bibles translate Tetelestai as "It is finished." 

Our debt, which separated us from our perfect Father, is cleared. Cancelled. Erased.

"He canceled the record of the charges against us and took it away by nailing it to the cross."
(Col 2:14)

And it's been cleared once and for all. Past, present, future.

Who can comprehend a love like that?  

Have a blessed Easter, because our mountains of debt have been paid in full!


  1. He is RISEN!! Happy Easter to you too! (And I love those eggs!)

  2. Happy Glorious Easter friend!

  3. Have a wonderful day girl!!!


  4. Happy Easter for you too!!! May Christ be alive and present in your live.
    Kisses and God bless you.

  5. Praise Him!!!
    Beautiful post, friend.