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It is Finished Leonard Ravenhill

John 19:30 "When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar He said, 'It is finished' and He bowed His head and gave up the ghost." I said last week that I'd attempt to talk to you on the three most important words, I believe, in history - IT IS FINISHED. This is one of the seven sayings, as we say, of the Lord Jesus on the cross. Just three words - IT IS FINISHED. The Greatest Words Ever Uttered By the Greatest Man That Ever Lived. In these three words I see the consummation of all the Old Testament truth and the germination of all New Testament truth. I don't believe that ever in history, anywhere, at any time, by anybody, were three words more pregnant with meaning than these three words given by one Man at the end of His life - It is finished. It is finished. Now supposing that you were here and I was where you are - How would you start to handle a text like this? I feel as though I am trying to catch the wind in my arm. I am trying