"Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani" - which means "My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?" Matthew 27:46

Jesus Christ spoke these words right before he died on the Cross. Why did he speak these words? If He is God Almighty, why did Jesus Christ say, "My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?"

To those who do not understand the Bible, they argue that this is because Jesus Christ is not God. However, to those who understand that the Bible is a book of prophecy, there is a reason why Christ spoke these words. Without understanding the Bible, it may seem as though it is a contradiction to Christ's claims that He and the Father are one (Jn 10:30)

In order to understand this, we must first turn to the prophecy of Jehovah coming to this world in the flesh, through the prophet Isaiah:

"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government there will be no end. He will reign on David's throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and forever. The zeal of the Lord Almighty will accomplish this." Isa 9:6-7

Isaiah prophesied that a child would be born, a son would be given and he would have the Titles of Everlasting Father and Mighty God. At this time, who is Isaiah's God? Jehovah God. Would he call anyone else Mighty God or Everlasting Father? Absolutely not.

This prophecy is about Jehovah God coming in the flesh as a son, born as a child. Then, what is the sign that Jehovah God is the child born? I'm sure many children were born after the time this prophecy was given, however, it also says, he will be given the throne of David.

Then, who fulfilled this prophecy?

"You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David.." Luke 1:31

When Jehovah God came in the flesh, he came as Jesus Christ, we know this because he came as prophetical King David. Then he must fulfill the prophetical points of King David....

King David wrote the book of Psalms... let's understand what it is that Jesus fulfilled, coming as the prophetical King David.

PSALM 22:1-18 A Psalm of David
[ My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?.....all who see me mock me; they hurl insults, shaking their heads:..Dogs have surrounded me; a band of evil men has encircled me, they have pierced my hands and feet. I can count all my bones; people stare and gloat over me. They divide my garments among them and cast lots for my clothing.]

These words were written by King David during his reign. However, when we read the words and come to understand the reign of King David, they do not match. King David was very favored by God and loved by the People. He wasn't mocked, as he was King and could not be, and his hands and feet were never pierced; he died a peaceful death and was buried (1 Kings 2:10). They never tore his garments or cast lots for his clothing.

Then why did David speak these words? What was the purpose? Who's hands and feet were pierced? Who was mocked and spit on?

"When they had crucified him, they divided up his clothes by casting lots." Matt 27:35

"Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads...Come down from the cross, if you are the Son of God!" Matt 27:39-40

"But when they came to Jesus and found that he was already dead, they did not break his legs. ...These things happened so that the scripture would be fulfilled: "Not one of his bones will be broken," Jn 19:33-36

Everything that happened to Jesus Christ when being crucified on the cross had already been written by King David. None of the things that David spoke happened to David, rather they happened to who? Jesus Christ.

Then why did Jesus say, "My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?".

Without saying these words, prophecy would not be fulfilled in his coming as the prophetical King David. This was the sign in order for people to know that Jehovah God came in the flesh. To the very death of Christ, he fulfilled all of the prophecies written in the Old Testament..

"He said to them, "This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets, and the Psalms." Lk 24:44

So the next time someone tries to argue that Jesus Christ is not Jehovah God in the flesh because he stated those words, we can easily confirm through the Bible that these very words PROVE that Jesus Christ, IS GOD.

Without knowing Biblical prophecy how can anyone understand who God is?

The Bible does not contradict itself though many people claim that it does.

"His letters contain some things that are hard to understand, which ignorant and unstable people distort, as they do the other Scriptures, to their own destruction." 2 Peter 3:16

As the Bible shows us who Jesus Christ truly is, so the Scriptures also confirm the prophecies concerning second Coming Christ. However, without fully understanding that the Bible is a book of prophecy, the scriptures can be misunderstood. (2 Peter 1:19)

Just as the Old Testament confirms that Jesus Christ is God Almighty, so the entire 66 books of the Bible prove to us that Christ Ahnsahnghong has come as Second Coming Christ fulfilling all of the prophecies concerning Jesus' second Coming. Without fully studying the Prophecies in the Scriptures we may come to misunderstand this and not realize who our Savior is in this age, just as those who didn't recognize Jesus 2000 years ago as Jehovah God in the flesh.

"Behold, I am coming soon! Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy in this book." Revelation 22:7

"He who testifies to these things says, "Yes, I am coming soon." Amen. Come Lord Jesus." Revelation 22:20


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