Tag: Good Friday

Antonio Ciseri's depiction of Ecce Homo with Jesus and Pontius Pilate, 19th century

What Happened on Good Friday?

Although the term “Good Friday” is not mentioned in the Bible, we can study the events that took place on the day Jesus was crucified. After Jesus was arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane, He was taken through several trials before the chief priests, Pontius Pilate, and Herod (Luke 22:54–23:25). Three of the trials were by Jewish leaders and three […]

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Holy Week & Easter

Holy Week & Easter

It’s time to recall the events leading up to Jesus’ death by crucifixion and His Resurrection. Although everything is shut down around the world, the passion for the faithful to observe the most powerful thing that ever happened in the world is much more prevalent. Holy week includes the following five days of special significance. Palm Sunday, which commemorates Jesus’ […]

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Crucifixion, seen from the Cross by James Tissot - Online Collection of Brooklyn Museum, c. 1890. (Brooklyn Museum, 2008)

Sayings of Jesus on the Cross

The Sayings of Jesus on the cross are the seven expressions biblically attributed to Jesus during his crucifixion. Traditionally, the brief sayings have been called “words”. Christ Jesus died on the Cross to redeem mankind, to save us from our sins because of his love for us. As recorded in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John in the […]

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A Journey Through Lent

A Journey Through Lent

 A Journey Through Lent (Youtube/Jennifer Holland) A journey through lent in pictures, words, phrases and music. Join Christ from his entry into Jerusalem through the Last Supper. Feel the weight of the cross and our sin. The empty tomb is the symbol of glory and triumph over death. A beautiful path.

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Lent Begins on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Lent Begins on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

This year, Lent begins on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The day before Lent is called Shrove Tuesday, which is the time for soul cleansing. As this is the last day of the liturgical season historically known as “Shrovetide”, before the penitential season of Lent, related popular practices, such as indulging in food that one gives up for the upcoming forty […]

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Black Friday

Black Friday

Good Friday (also called Black Friday) is a christian holiday. Christians remember on that day that Jesus Christ died on the cross in 33 AD. It is celebrated on the Friday before Easter, sometime in March or April. Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus. It is called Good Friday, because Jesus conquered death. But it is also called Black Friday, […]

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