Hello again, readers! Today is Good Friday. The day our Lord was crucified. What inspired me to write this post was seeing this article. I would highly encourage you giving it a read.
I would like to ask you a question.
How could today possible be good?
Sometimes it is hard to understand that ‘Good’ Friday is called good. Why? Our Lord died. It was a horrible, heart wrenching, unspeakable event.
Matthew 27:45-46 says, “Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour. And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”
Matthew 27:51 says, “And behold, the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. And the earth shook, and the rocks were split.”
These passages express the importance of this event. What man meant for evil, God meant for good. Christ’s death on the cross, His blood poured out for us, caused the most important event ever. Christ died on the cross and took our sins! We are free! This terrible event led to the most joyful freedom we could ever have received. This event should make us want to mourn and jump for joy at the same time. Christ is so good! God used this horrible event to cause the greatest good: our sins paid for by Christ’s blood. That is why today is called Good Friday.
I know this post was short, but I hope you were encouraged from it. Remember, you are a child of the King. Christ died for you because He loves you!
Have a great Easter!
*all pictures were my own.