Jesus, you die on the cross for my sins; keep me in your grace.
1)They offered Him wine mixed with myrrh, but He refused it. Then they crucified Him and shared out His clothing by casting lots.
2)Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, they do not know what they are doing."
3)The leaders jeered at Him: "He saved others, let Him save Himself if he is the Christ of God, the chosen one." The soldiers and one of the criminals similarly abused Him.
4)The other criminal crucified with Him said, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom."
5)"Indeed, I promise you," He replied, "today you will be with me in paradise."
6)Near the cross stood Mary and John. Jesus said to His mother, "woman, this is your son," to the disciple He said, "this is your mother."
7)Invoking Psalm 22, Jesus gasps, "my God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" His last words: "I am thirsty — it is accomplished — Father, into your hands I commit my spirit."
8)Jesus then cried out in a loud voice, and bowing His head He breathed His last.
9)In the darkness that had enveloped the land, the veil of the temple was torn in two, the earth quaked, tombs opened and the bodies of many holy men rose from the dead.
10)The centurion guarding Jesus gave praise to God and said, "This was a great and good man." The other bystanders went home beating their breasts.