When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. John 19:30
Tetelestai….Greek for It. Is. Finished. The last words spoken by Jesus.
I am not finished, but IT IS FINISHED.
Sin debt paid in full. Tetelestai.
Debt wiped away completely and forever. Tetelestai.
Lost sought and saved. Tetelestai.
Atonement for sins of all who believed and will believe. Tetelestai.
Reconciliation of man with God. Tetelestai.
Old Testament prophecies and foreshadowing. Tetelestai.
Seed who would crush the serpent’s head. Tetelestai.
Power over sin and Satan. Tetelestai.
All that I set out to do in human flesh. Tetelestai.
Not abolishment, but full and complete fulfillment of the law. Tetelestai.
All works given to me by the Father. Tetelestai.
Bearing witness to Truth. Tetelestai.
Lighting the way, making the path known, becoming the path. Tetelestai.
Nothing more to add; nothing more to do. Tetelestai.
The final word in the redemption of humankind. Tetelestai.
Question: What does the finished work of Jesus mean to you?
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