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Good Friday Quotes to Honor This Holy Day

Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death. Usually the day is somber until we celebrate his resurrection on Easter Sunday. These Good Friday quotes help remember this holy day.

Good Friday Quotes

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Here are some quotes that reflect the significance and observance of Good Friday:

  1. “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
  2. “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
  3. “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
  4. “Christ has not only spoken to us by his life but has also spoken for us by his death.” – Soren Kierkegaard
  5. “It was inevitable that Jesus Christ should be crucified. It was also inevitable that He should rise again.” – H.G. Wells
  6. “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
  7. “Our old history ends with the cross; our new history begins with the resurrection.” – Watchman Nee
  8. “To see the glory of Christ crucified means to see and believe that the one who looks so helpless is in fact the one by whom all things were made and are held together.” – John Piper
  9. “We may say that on the first Good Friday afternoon was completed that great act by which light conquered darkness and goodness conquered sin.” – Phillips Brooks
  10. “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
  11. “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.”
  12. “Good Friday is a day of reflection and gratitude. It’s a day to remember the sacrifice made for us and to renew our commitment to live lives of love, compassion, and service.”
  13. “Good Friday is a day to remember that no matter what our circumstances may be, there is always hope. It’s a reminder that even in our darkest moments, God is with us, and His love is unfailing.”
  14. “Good Friday is not the end of the story; it’s the beginning of a new chapter. It’s a reminder that even in our darkest moments, there is always the promise of resurrection and new life.” 
  15. “On Good Friday, we remember that God’s love for us is so great that He was willing to sacrifice His only Son for our salvation. It’s a love that knows no bounds and a love that we can always count on.” 
  16. “Good Friday reminds us that even in the face of suffering and death, there is always hope. It’s a reminder that the darkest nights always give way to the light of dawn.” 
  17. “May the significance of Good Friday remind us of the power of forgiveness, the beauty of grace, and the promise of eternal life. Let us carry these truths in our hearts every day.” 
  18. “On this Good Friday, let us not only remember the pain and suffering of Christ but also His unwavering love and forgiveness. It’s a love that has the power to transform hearts and change lives.” 
  19. “Good Friday is a day to embrace the cross, for it is through the cross that we find redemption and salvation. It’s a reminder that in our brokenness, we are made whole.” 
  20. “As we reflect on the events of Good Friday, may we be filled with gratitude for the sacrifice made on our behalf and inspired to live lives of faith, hope, and love.” 

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