Jesus Completed the Work "After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished..." 'It is finished – was the work and will of the Father which Jesus came to do Jesus said unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work. John 4:34
Christs Final Period He said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost John 19:30
Last Words of Jesus It is finished= tetelestai Paid in full!
It is Finished Applies to : The work of redemption The Mosaic covenant – priesthood and sacrifices The curse of the law Sin (all on Christ - past, present and future) The prophecies concerning the Messiah's death The old fallen creation God is centered on a 'new creation' in Christ Satan's dominion and hold over man The separation of Jew and Gentile
Definition of Ellipsis The omission of one or more words that are obviously understood
The Ellipsis of Miracles Jesus did many other things as well. If every one of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world would not have room for the books that would be written. John 21:25
No end to His Miracles No formal conclusion to ACTS He is The Same Yesterday, Today, and FOREVER The works that I (Jesus) do, shall he do also
The Ellipsis of Glory No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined what God has prepared for those who love him. 1 Corinthians 2:9
His Glory No end to His Glory He will not share His glory with another He will be glorified in all things
The Ellipsis of Wisdom Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond finding out ! Romans 11:33
The Ellipsis of Creation Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding. Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it? Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof; Job 38:4-6
Pauls big Ellipsis The truth of the gospel which is come unto you, as it is in all the world Colossians 1:5-6
The Ministers of God As the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses, In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings; 2 Corinthians 6:4-5
Standard Benefits By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true; As unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and, behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed; As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
Are they ministers of Christ? I am more; in labors more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft. Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one. Thrice was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep;
Beside the Care of the Churches In journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren; In weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.