The Lament of Christ on the cross.
“I can count all my bones. They look, they stare at me; they divide my garments among them, And for my clothing they cast lots.” (Psalm 22:17-18)
We see that the Lord knew the circumstances that would surround His crucifixion. None of Christ’s bones were broken, which would not have made sense when this was written, but in light of the other two beside Christ on the cross, does. In the days when all clothing was hand made, His garment was gambled for. See the clarity of the prophecy and be not unbelieving, but believing.
Lord, You give us such amazing insight into what shall come, but doubts get in the way and I do not believe. Help my unbelief that I would hold fast to all that You have spoken knowing that You who knows all things also knows the promises You have for those who believe. Guide me ever deeper into the faith You have given me that I would live in You according to Your Word.
Lord Jesus, I can only imagine all that happened that day as You hung on the cross. Help me through all of the difficulties and doubts that will come along to see in You the hope of glory You have for those who come at Your call and follow You. Lead me through this day to hold fast to the hope You give knowing that in You alone is grace and promise. You are my Savior and You have sent Your Spirit to guide me now and always. Amen.