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60 Good Friday Quotes To Remember This Easter

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Good Friday is a holy day which marks the crucifixion of Jesus by the Romans. It is the 6th day of the Holy Week that starts from the prior Sunday known as the Holy Sunday and ends on the following Sunday known as the Easter Sunday.  It is one of the most religiously important days observed in the Christian community and it is a way to show reverence for Jesus Christ’s sufferings and sacrifices for the good of humanity. So here are some of the Good Friday Quotes and Sayings that will help you live with love, brotherhood, and gratitude.

Good Friday, also known as Black Friday is a day for mourning for Jesus dies on this day for the sins of humans. But this day is also a day for reflection, forgiveness, and gratitude because so were the teachings of Jesus. He died for us so that we would learn to live with love, empathy and brotherhood.

So to remember Christ today, with love and gratitude in our hearts, let us take a look at these Good Friday Quotes and Sayings and let us all be grateful towards our beautiful life:

Good Friday Quotes

  1. “It is the resurrection that makes Good Friday good.” – Ravi Zacharias

2. “The Cross! There, and there only though the deist rave, and the atheist, if Earth bears so base a slave; There and there only, is the power to save.” – William Cowper

3. “What is good about Good Friday? Why isn’t it called Bad Friday? Because out of the appallingly bad came what was inexpressibly good. And the good trumps the bad, because though the bad was temporary, the good is eternal.” -Randy Alcorn

4. “No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.” -William Penn

5. “It was inevitable that Jesus Christ should be crucified. It was also inevitable that He should rise again.” – H. R. L. Sheppard

6. “Practice mercy and forgiveness throughout as a lesson that symbolizes the love shown through his crucifixion.” – Unarine Ramaru

7. “Good Friday marks the slaying of our Jesus, The unblemished lamb, the perfect sacrifice. He took our guilt and blamed upon Himself.”  -Unknown

8. “Good Friday is a day of hope. It is a day where we look forward to a brighter tomorrow. Many things have happened to change the course of our lives, but it has not shaken our faith.” – Rev Dr. Peola Hicks

9. “Mercy, peace, and love. May the grace and Lord surround and be with you on Good Friday”

10. “Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone but in every leaf in springtime.” – Martin Luther 

11. “I believe in person to person. Every person is Christ to me, and since there is only one Jesus, that person is the one person in the world at that moment.” –Mother Teresa

12. “Stoning prophets and erecting churches to their memory afterward has been the way of the world through the ages. Today we worship Christ, but the Christ in the flesh we crucified.” – Mahatma Gandhi

13. “Death is the justification of all the ways of the Christian, the last end of all his sacrifices, the touch of the Great Master which completes the picture.” -Madame Anne Sophie Swetchine

14. “A man who was completely innocent offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.” –Mahatma Gandhi

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15. “The cross of Christ shows us that God’s love is of deepest descent… universal distribution… and of eternal duration.” -Dr. Fred Barlow

16. “Good Friday… Way of the Cross. Fasting and abstinence…. Examine conscience. Have a really blessed day.” -Unknown

17. “Good Friday is not about us trying to get right with God. It is about us entering the difference between God and humanity and just touching it for a moment. Touching the shimmering sadness of humanity’s insistence that we can be our own gods, that we can be pure and all-powerful.” -Nadia Bolz-Weber

18. “Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love, and at this hour millions of men would die for Him.” -Napoleon Bonaparte

19. “Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.” -Fulton J. Sheen

20. “May on this Good Friday we start it with Fasting & Prayers so that we can bring God’s mercy & forgiveness on all mankind. Let’s Pray together.”

21. “The way of the cross is the way of suffering. Christians are called to die, not kill, in order to show the world how they are loved by Christ.” -John Piper

22. “Good Friday is the mirror held up by Jesus so that we can see ourselves in all our stark reality, and then it turns us to that cross and to his eyes and we hear these words, Father forgive them for they know not what they do. That’s us!” – Robert G. Trache

23. “The marvel of heaven and earth, of time and eternity, is the atoning death of Jesus Christ. This is the mystery that brings more glory to God than all creation.” -C. H. Spurgeon

24. “Christ has not only spoken to us by his life but has also spoken for us by his death.” -Soren Kierkegaard

25. “Good Friday is a day of sorrow mingled with joy. It is a time to grieve over the sin of man and to meditate and rejoice upon God’s love in giving His only Son for the redemption of sin.” – David Katski

26. “Good Friday marks the slaying of our Jesus. The unblemished lamb, the perfect sacrifice. He took our guilt and blame upon Himself so we could be with Him in paradise.” -Anonymous

27. “The marvel of heaven and earth, of time and eternity, is the atoning death of Jesus Christ. This is the mystery that brings more glory to God than all creation.” -Charles Spurgeon

28. “The cross was two pieces of dead wood; and a helpless, unresisting Man was nailed to it; yet it was mightier than the world, and triumphed, and will ever triumph over it.” – Augustus William Hare

29. “Good Friday and Easter free us to think about other things far beyond our own personal fate, about the ultimate meaning of all life, suffering, and events; and we lay hold of a great hope.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

30. “So shall we join the disciples of our Lord, keeping faith in Him in spite of the crucifixion, and making ready, by our loyalty to Him in the days of His darkness, for the time when we shall enter into His triumph in the days of His light?” -Philip Ledyard Cuyler

31. “Our old history ends with the cross, our new history begins with the resurrection.” -Watchman Nee

32. “God proved his love on the cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, ‘I LOVE YOU'” – Billy Graham

33. “Good Friday is all about:- Family, Friends, Fish and Faith. So celebrate today.” – Anthony T. Hincks

34. “Holy Week is a good occasion to go to confession and to take up the right path again.” – Pope Francis

35. “By the cross we, too, are crucified with Christ; but alive in Christ. We are no more rebels, but servants; no more servants, but sons! – Frederic Farrar

36. “On the eve of the cross, Jesus made his decision. He would rather go to hell for you than go to heaven without you.” – Max Lucado

37. “To holy people the very name of Jesus is a name to feed upon, a name to transport. His name can raise the dead and transfigure and beautify the living.” – John Henry Newman

38. “The Cross was the manifestation of Divine love without reserve or limit, but it was also the expression of man’s unutterable malignity.” – Sir Robert Anderson

39. “He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds, you have been healed.” – 1 Peter 2:24

40. “The word “Christianity” is already a misunderstanding – in reality, there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

Good Friday Quotes About Hope and Faith

41. “Christmas and Easter can be subjects for poetry, but Good Friday, like Auschwitz, cannot. The reality is so horrible it is not surprising that people should have found it a stumbling block to faith.” – W.H. Auden

42. “Easter is a time when God turned the inevitability of death into the invincibility of life.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

43. “Good Friday was when the Good was crucified but then on Easter, the Good arose back… So wait to realize that be it God or be it human the good never perishes it rises above.” – Amit Abraham

44. “Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die.” – John 11:25-26

45. “All of heaven is interested in the cross of Christ, hell afraid of it, while men are the only ones to ignore its meaning.” – Oswald Chambers

Good Friday Quotes About Prayers and Blessings

46. “May the darkest night will end and the sun will rise. Have a positive hope on this Good Friday!” – Anonymous

47. “May the glory of our Savior strengthen you and may His graces shine upon you on Good Friday and always!” – Anonymous

48. “On this Good Friday may we never forget the true meaning of Easter – ‘For when He was on the cross, I was on His mind’.” – Anonymous

49. “Good Friday. Way of the Cross. Fasting and abstinence. Examine conscience. Have a really blessed day.” – Nevez Rhanny

50. “May on this Good Friday, we start it with Fasting & Prayers so that we can bring God’s mercy & forgiveness on all mankind. Let’s pray together.” – Anonymous

51. “May the loving-kindness of the most high God be with you as you take the time to reverence his name this Good Friday.” – Anonymous

52. “We who are enlisted to be fellow-workers with God know that..death did not have the last word, that Good Friday was not the end of the story.” – Anonymous

53. “Good Friday is about to come. A great historical day which is celebrated as a liturgical & ceremonially prominent manner.” – Anonymous

54. “It has been the cross which has revealed to good men that their goodness has not been good enough.” – Johann Hieronymus Schroder

55. “We may say that on the first Good Friday afternoon was completed that great act by which light conquered darkness and goodness conquered sin. That is the wonder of our Saviour’s crucifixion.” – Phillips Brooks

56. “Praying that the lord all your Heart with peace. Holds you in His Love and Blesses you with His grace… On this Holy Day and Always.”

57. “On this holy Good Friday, I wish nothing but best for you. May Jesus Christ born again in our heart and you will always be loved and protected by him.”

58. “Jesus Christ bore all in silence because he accepted us in him. I hope we can return the same to him.”

59. “Good Friday is beautiful because it reminds us that we all do matter to the great Lord. Have a divine Good Friday!”

60. “We who are enlisted to be fellow-workers with God know that.. death did not have the last word, that Good Friday was not the end of the story.”

Final Words

Good Friday is celebrated around the globe by fasting and attending religious services held by churches. Special rituals are also carried out by churches to commemorate Jesus Christ’s sufferings. So let us not let his sufferings go in vain and let us all try to be a better humans every day. Have a nice day ahead.

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