John 19:28 New Living Translation – Jesus knew that his mission was now finished, and to fulfill Scripture he said,“I am thirsty.”
Prophetic fulfillment of: Psalm 69:21 ‘They put gall in my food and gave me vinegar for my thirst.’
Jesus was suffering. There was a human side to this suffering. As Jesus cried out ‘I thirst!’ He gives us a glimpse of His human suffering. And today we have One who has suffered and was tempted in every way and He can identify with everything you and I will every face.
Hebrews 4:15-16 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet was without sin. Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
Once Jesus had accomplished what He had come to earth to do, He takes a moment to think of Himself and His own physical needs. As a result, today, you and I can know Someone who is able to satisfy our thirst. Let Him come and satisfy your thirst right now!