Reading Time: 14 minutes By: Brad Moore
Christ on the Cross this Good Friday

Introduction

Good Friday is a day of great meaning for Christians worldwide, marking the pivotal moment in the history when Jesus Christ willingly suffered and died on the cross for the sins of humanity. This recognition of this solemn occasion, observed as a time of reflection, gratitude, and reverence, dates back to at least the 4th century, when the term “Good Friday” first appeared. In this context, the word “good” can also be understood as “holy” or “pious,” emphasizing the sacred nature of this day.