3 April 2015 Good Friday Service

OT Psalm 22 : 1 – 11
NT Luke 23 : 39 – 43

22:1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from the words of my groaning?
22:2 O my God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer, by night, and am not silent.
22:3 Yet you are enthroned as the Holy One; you are the praise of Israel.
22:4 In you our fathers put their trust; they trusted and you delivered them.
22:5 They cried to you and were saved; in you they trusted and were not disappointed.
22:6 But I am a worm and not a man, scorned by men and despised by the people.
22:7 All who see me mock me; they hurl insults, shaking their heads:
22:8 “He trusts in the LORD; let the LORD rescue him. Let him deliver him, since he delights in him.”
22:9 Yet you brought me out of the womb; you made me trust in you even at my mother’s breast.
22:10 From birth I was cast upon you; from my mother’s womb you have been my God.
22:11 Do not be far from me, for trouble is near and there is no one to help.

23:39 One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: “Aren’t you the Christ? Save yourself and us!”
23:40 But the other criminal rebuked him. “Don’t you fear God,” he said, “since you are under the same sentence?
23:41 We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong.”
23:42 Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.”
23:43 Jesus answered him, “I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise.”