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What’s So Good about Good Friday?

Why do we call Good Friday “good,” when it is such a dark and bleak event commemorating a day of suffering and death for Jesus?

The most important events in Christianity are the death and later resurrection of Jesus Christ, who Christians believe is the Son of God, and whose life and teachings are the foundation of Christianity.

What is Good Friday and why do we call Good Friday “good” when it is such a dark and bleak event commemorating a day of suffering and death for Jesus? Good Friday, the Friday before Easter, is the Christian holy day to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus and His death at Calvary. It is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, Great and Holy Friday, and Black Friday.

Empty Tomb With Linen Cloth At Sunrise With Sunlight Shining Through The Open Door And Three Crosses In The Distance – Crucifixion And Resurrection Concept

When is Good Friday?
Many countries observe Good Friday as a national holiday on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ.
Some countries observe the Orthodox calendar in which Good Friday may occur on a different date.

How do people observe Good Friday?
On this day, followers of Christ visit churches, offer prayers and some even observe a fast. Some people from the Christian community hold parades or open-air plays to portray the last hours of Jesus Christ’s life.

Good Friday Bible Verses

*“He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.”(1 Peter 2:24 )

The cross of Jesus Christ from the Bible. In the Old Testament we read, “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given.” This is found in Isaiah 9:6. Here we see the garment is blowing in the wind, right to left, suggesting that the brighter skies on the right are coming soon, replacing the dark and foreboding skies on the left.

*“He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem. Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.”(Isaiah 53:3-5 )

To celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead on the date of Easter

*The Crucifixion and Death of Jesus Christ(Matthew 27 )

*“You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him! For if, while we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life!”(Romans 5:6-10 )

Empty Tomb With Shroud And Crucifixion At Sunrise – Risen Resurrection

*“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.”(John 3:16-17 )

*“For he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, “The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men, and they will kill him. And when he is killed, after three days he will rise.”(Mark 9:31)

Passion Of Jesus Christ – Hammer And Bloody Nails And Crown Of Thorns On Arid Ground With Defocused Background


  1. Thank you Jesus Christ for dying for my sins and others,might come to know
    you in pardon of their sin, I love Jesus Christ for shedding his blood for me


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