Leader: We adore thee, O Christ, and we praise thee.
All: Because by thy holy cross thou hast redeemed the world.
“When the sixth hour came, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. At the ninth hour Jesus cried in a loud voice, ‘Eloi, eloi lamma sabachthani’. But Jesus gave a loud cry and breathed his last.” Mark 15:33,36b
“Without beauty, without majesty, we saw him, no looks to attract our eyes, a thing despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and familiar with suffering, a man to make people screen their faces, despised, of no account. Harshly dealt with, he bore it humbly, he never opened his mouth, like a lamb dumb before its shearers, never opening his mouth”. Isaiah 53:2-4, 6-7
- Jesus is dead