A Homily On The Sixth Last Saying of Jesus

“After this, Jesus, knowing that all was now finished said (to fulfill the scripture) ‘I thirst.’  A jar of sour wine stood there, so they put a sponge full of the sour wine on a hyssop branch and held it to his mouth.  When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, ‘It is finished.’”  These were not the whimpering …