Just before Jesus died He cried out this prayer. “Father, into Your hands I commit My Spirit… It is finished.” Note that I have combined the two phrases, because Jesus prayed them both. But only the first phrase was recorded in Luke’s gospel and only the second phrase was recorded in John’s gospel.
And when Jesus had cried out with a loud voice, He said, “Father, ‘into Your hands I commit My spirit.’” Having said this, He breathed His last.
So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.
We can be sure that He prayed both phrases; however, we really can’t be sure what order they were prayed in, or how far apart.
Here is Jesus’ last prayer, prayed not so much for Himself but for us. He wanted us to…
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