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The Darkest Hour
And then, although it was still the middle of the day, darkness swallowed the sunlight. And the air became still.
"Father!" cried Jesus. "Into Your hands I commit My spirit!" Then Jesus breathed His last breath. And in that black and lonely moment, Jesus died.
The earth grew deathly silent, and the sky remained hopelessly dark. And down in Jerusalem, the great curtain in the temple was ripped from top to bottom!
"Surely this was righteous man," said a centurion. Those who loved Jesus stood off in the distance crying.