Hello April! Here comes the Good Friday, the holy time of the week for Christians. For people who have no idea apart from the Christian religion, our site provides you with short information about “The Good Friday& Easter”.
April 2, 2021, is Good Friday and observed as a special holiday all over the world. Good Friday is also considered the Holy Friday. The date of Good Friday varies from one year to the next on both the Gregorian and Julian calendar.
Why is it Important to Christians?
It is commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. Jesus was put to death in the body and the spirit made alive. Good Friday is part of a holy week for Christians all over the world, followed by easter Sunday the 3rd day when Jesus was resurrected.
On the good Friday, Christians remember the day Jesus willingly suffered and died by crucifixion as the ultimate sacrifice for everyone sins. It is followed by Easter Sunday, the glorious celebration of the day Jesus was raised from death, proclaiming victory over sins and death pointing ahead to a future resurrection for all who are united to Him by faith. It also says that the day is known as “the holy and great Friday” in the Greek liturgy, “Holy Friday” in romance languages like in German.
How is Good Friday & Easter Sunday followed ?
Many Christians follow Good Friday with a subdued service, usually in the evening in which Jesus Christ’s sacrifice is remembered in the way of Lent days, prayers, service hours, hymns, Thanksgiving, message meetings etc. The day will be mostly covered with spiritual in the presence of the lord connected to the specific day.
It is majorly meant for realising and repenting sins and mourning for the crucifixion of Christ. Various countries follow this day with prayer hours, prayer song assembly based on their calendar. In some countries, a volunteer carries a big wooden cross as procession.
The famous hot cross bun marks the end of Lent days.
People who choose to follow the event of the day should be ever on our mind because the death of Jesus Christ on the cross -along with his resurrection on the 3rd day, is the paramount event of the Christian faith.
Hopefully, this had helped show you why we commemorate Jesus’s death with a day week “we call good”.
Our team wishes you all a happy Easter! Have faith in the Lord, for he is Magnificent.