Celebrating the Good in Good Friday

The day of Jesus’ ultimate victory should not be a somber one

11 min readApr 2, 2021

Jesus’ sacrifice on the Cross is His one momentous act that set us free from sin. This sacrifice, as horrible and painful as it was, is what gives us our Salvation. So shouldn’t we celebrate on Good Friday too?


Hello Readers, hope all’s well. Time for another post.

Today is Good Friday, the day when we honor the sacrifice of our LORD and Savior and Love on the Cross. Today is the day when we reflect on His agonizing and humiliating death, a punishment reserved for the most heinous criminals. Certainly not a punishment for someone who healed the sick, the blind, threw demons out of people, and more. But that’s how it went.

Today is the day we honor Jesus’ sacrifice. And because of the horrific nature of His death, Good Friday is often a somber occasion for many. But should it be? Does it need to be?

My answer is: Yes and no. Yes we should reflect on the pain of the horrible death Jesus endured for us. But at the same time, we should celebrate on Good Friday too. When Jesus died on the Cross for us, He paid the price for our sins and set us free. He took the punishment we deserve. And not only that, our sins will be Forgiven if we have Faith in Jesus and accept Him as our LORD and…




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