Friday, March 25, 2016
Behold the wood of the Cross on which hung the salvation of the world-Why Good Fridays is Good
You can find all kinds of works on how the word "Good" is an Old English word for Holy. This may be true. But think about this. No Crucifixion, no resurrection. Could God have saved us another way? Well, he's God. But Jesus died for us the way he did, so God could know our sufferings. He offered the eternal sacrifice, once and for all (interestingly, the Church does not celebrate Mass on Good Friday). According to Hebrews 4:14-16, we have a high priest that is not unable to sympathise with our weaknesses. It is through him, and only him, that we draw near the throne of grace, where we find mercy and grace in our time of need.