This day is, deemed sacred by Christians all over the world, and it is stated that on this day, Jesus suffered for the sins of the whole humanity out of his love for people and that as a result of his sacrificial death, humanity was cleansed of their guilt and immoral existence.
Every year on Friday before Easter, Good Friday is observed. Easter is observed on the first Sunday following the Paschal Full Moon, as determined by the Church’s Lunar calendar. After Maundy Thursday, which marks the end of the Lenten season, this day is observed. Christians all over the world observe it.
Good Friday is observed to commemorate Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and death. According to the Gospels, Christ was arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane by royal soldiers led by Christ’s disciple Judas Iscariot. Jesus is thought to have lifted his cross to Golgotha, also known as the “location of the skull.”
In both, the Gregorian and Julian calendars, the date of Good Friday varies from year to year. Good Friday is a commonly observed legal holiday in many parts of the world, including most Western countries and 12 states of the United States. Some nations, such as Germany, have legislation banning certain activities that are considered to desecrate the solemnity of the day, such as dancing and horse racing.
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16)
On this day, people traditionally assemble to attend Church services. The service time on this day changes somewhat, with services beginning at noon and lasting until 3 p.m. This is done because it is assumed that Jesus suffered on the cross during these hours. On this day, many Christians all over the world fast. Processions commemorating Jesus’ death are held in several parts of the country, including the Philippines, Italy, and Spain.
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