The Death of Our Lord

Catholic Restoration

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The Death of Our Lord

He humbled Himself, becoming obedient unto death, even to the death of the cross.

For which cause God also hath exalted Him.–PHILIP, ii. 8,9.

And Jesus again crying with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost.– MATT. xxvii. 50.

INTRODUCTION. This is the beginning of Holy Week. It was on this day that our Lord entered Jerusalem in triumph, saluted by the cheers and hosannas of the people who six days later were clamoring for His death. The week terminates with the sorrowful scenes of Good Friday and Holy Saturday, as described in today’s Gospel. After our Lord’s death His body was deposited in the tomb and His soul descended into Limbo. It is on these articles of the Creed that we shall speak today.

I. He died. 1. The death of our Lord is mentioned in the Creed that we may know He really…

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