Good Friday Quotes, Bible Verses For Good Friday
Good Friday takes place today, making it a great day to share Good Friday quotes and Good Friday Bible verses with others.
To make that simple, HuffPost Religion collected a series of Bible verses and quotes for this Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Traditions on Good Friday -- also known as Holy Friday and Black Friday -- include prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Here are 10 quotes to help commemorate Good Friday:
"See, my servant shall prosper, he shall be raised high and greatly exalted."
- Isaiah 52:13
"Father, into your hands I commend my spirit.
In you, O LORD, I take refuge;
let me never be put to shame.
In your justice rescue me.
Into your hands I commend my spirit;
you will redeem me, O LORD, O faithful God."
- Psalm 31
"Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed."
- I Peter, 2:24
"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
"God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son."
- John 3:16
"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
"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 William Farrar
"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
"Exalt the Cross! God has hung the destiny of the race upon it. Other things we may do in the realm of ethics, and on the lines of philanthropic reforms; but our main duty converges into setting that one glorious beacon of salvation, Calvary's Cross, before the gaze of every immortal soul."
- Theodore Ledyard Cuyler
"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."
- Phillips Brooks
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