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Why Did God Forsake Jesus on the Cross?

Staring into the separation between Father and Son

On the Cross, in the midst of His greatest agony, Jesus cried, “My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?” (Matt. 27:46, ESV).

Jesus could no longer hear the Father.

Much has been written about the Father forsaking Jesus. Often we consider the theology, the…



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Kyle Davison Bair

Every honest question leads to God — as long as you follow it all the way to the answer. New books and articles published regularly at pastorkyle.substack.com