Over this weekend, Christians all around the world will celebrate the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Today is called ‘Good Friday’, a time to remember the suffering and death of Jesus Christ.
What’s so good about Friday?
Firstly, Good Friday reminds us that God is a loving God. He loved us so much that he sent his Son into the world for our benefit. He loves and cares for each one of us just the way we are, whoever we are, and whatever we’ve done.
Good Friday also reminds us that we don’t have to earn God’s forgiveness or a way to heaven. Eternal life is God’s free gift offered to us - not just for eternity, but also for our life right here right now. Yes, Jesus Christ came to bring us a higher quality of life, a life filled with purpose and meaning, living for the benefit of others rather than just for ourselves.
Finally, Good Friday also reminds us that God suffered for us and that he understands our own pain. He comes to offer us comfort and hope in our time of need.
I hope you enjoy your Good Friday!