That's a question I have heard a few times since we announced it as our theme for the Prayer Walk during Holy Week. Instead of a Good Friday service, the Prayer TEEEM decided to use the whole week before Easter (March 24-30) to focus on the crucifixion of Jesus. We put out a call for artwork, photos, poems, etc that revolve around the theme of The Seven Last Words of Christ. So far there have been two general responses:
2. What are the Seven Last Words of Christ?
Glad you asked!
The Seven Last Words refer to the compilation of sayings of Jesus on the cross. They have been the inspiration for many a choral work. Josef Haydn's was one of the first and most famous.They have also been the source of meditation and reflection for many during Holy Week, and especially Good Friday. That was the idea behind asking people for artwork that helps people reflect on the sacrifice of Christ in the Prayer Walk throughout Holy Week.