Good Friday is the religious holiday observed by Christians. This was the day on which Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and his death at Calvary on Friday before Easter Sunday. Happy Good Friday Images : Good Friday is also known as “Holy Friday”, “Black Friday”, “Easter Friday” and “Great Friday”.
Good Friday History
what happened on good friday ? There are many theories as to why it is called as Good Friday when Jesus Christ died. Good Friday came from the word “God’s Friday”. Good Friday is the religious holiday which is observed by the Christians. Jesus Christ was betrayed by one of the twelve apostles, Judas Iscariot and was handover to Jewish elders who stripped Jesus naked and crown of thorns was putted on his head and was beaten publically.
He became weak and was not able to carry the cross. Then he was crucified and died. His last words were for his mother Mary and disciple John in which he cried and said “My God, My God why have you forsaken me?” After Jesus Christ’s death, he was placed in a tomb and arose on third day which is celebrated as Easter Sunday.
On the day, Good Friday
On Good Friday, it is widely a legal holiday around the world. It is the crucial day of the year. The date of Good Friday varies from one year to another year. On this day, people fast and prays. Three hour services is done which starts from 3 P.M. in a belief that Jesus Christ died at this time. Church services are held in which people pray and remember the hours when Jesus hung on the cross but Churches are not decorated.
Sermons focused on Jesus Christ’s seven last words on the cross. In Bermuda, Handmade kites are flown to symbolize the cross that Jesus died on and his ascension into heaven. The day is solemn and sadness is felt in many towns and villages. Many people in Poland fast on dried bread and roasted potatoes. ‘Hot cross Buns’ is a tradition to eat on this day.
Good Friday in 2018
Good Friday is on 30th March in 2018.