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Death of Jesus

Jesus dies, and the temple curtain is torn in two.
Story also available on our translated websites: Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Arabic, Simplified Chinese
When it was noon, darkness came over the whole land until 3 o’clock. – Slide 1
Around 3 o’clock Jesus cried out with a loud voice, ‘Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?’ which means, ‘My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?’ – Slide 2
When some of the bystanders heard it, they said, ‘Listen, He is calling for Elijah.’ – Slide 3
Then Jesus, calling out in a loud voice, said, ‘Into your hands I commit my Spirit.’ – Slide 4
And after He said this, He breathed His last. – Slide 5
Just then, the temple curtain was torn in two from top to bottom. – Slide 6
The earth shook and the rocks were split apart. The tombs were opened and the bodies of many saints who had died were raised. – Slide 7
They came out of the tombs after His resurrection and went into the city and appeared to many people. – Slide 8
Now when the Centurion who stood in front of Him saw how He died, he said, ‘Truly, this man was God’s Son.’ – Slide 9
There were also women watching from a distance. Among them were Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James the younger and Joseph and Salome. – Slide 10
When He was in Galilee they had followed Him and given Him support. Many other women who had come up with Him to Jerusalem were there too. – Slide 11
A free downloadable video of this story is available in several resolutions and in many languages from www.gnpi.org/media/the-global-gospel. – Slide 12