A Day of Somber Reflection

I’ve often wondered why the Friday before Easter is called “Good”. Perhaps it was because it was good for mankind that God’s plan of Salvation was completed as Christ died on the cross that day. Or, maybe it used to be called God’s Friday. But in actuality it was a most horrific day, a day […]

A Fearful, Agonizing Day Called Good Friday

A Fearful, Agonizing Day Called Good Friday

I think Good Friday is misnamed. How could the day that the Lord Jesus died have been called anything but horrible, heart-breaking, anguished? An explanation is that it was once called “God’s Friday” but through translation, was interpreted as Good Friday. We think of it as good because, even though it was the day the Lord was crucified, it was […]

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