When Jesus hung on the cross and was about to breathe his last, he shouted out: “OMG, why have you forsaken me!”
Everyone around him knew what that meant. It was the first line of one of the most famous prayers at the time, think “Our father…”.
“Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” is the beginning of Psalm 22 – a real rollercoaster ride of faith experiences. Throughout this Lent season, you can hear it in its entirety at Provo Community United Church of Christ, starting on March 4 2012 with Psalm 22:1-5 accompanied by Mark 15:33-39. Listen to the first sermon of this Lent series by the Rev. Daniel Haas, titled: “OMG”