Why on earth then did He cry out. Feeling FORSAKEN.
His,sacrifice REGINA..was much greater than His torture and death..only physical..
We deserve more than physical pain for our many sins..But JESUS TOOK THAT PUNISHMENT for Us.
Even though Jesus died on the Cross, it was his willing to do the Will of the Father, and he laid down his own life, it was not taken from him....
Part of the paradox of the Cross are the words Jesus declared while on the Cross, and give us a glimpse into his absolute control of the situation.
His declaration of being forsaken, is from Psalm 22. It was a short way of saying this whole Psalm....And the whole Psalm is at first a lament, and second half praise....
Please read it.