Good Friday
Read Isaiah 52:13-53:12
I am staring at the page, reflecting on what to write to you. There is so much that could be said, perhaps should be said. And yet, I want to just sit in silence as I contemplate the crucifiction of Jesus…”Good Friday” is seemingly contradictory in terms. How can such suffering be good? And yet, though the suffering itself is not good, what it means is good.
It means that God in Jesus has paid the penalty for our sin.
It means that by grace through faith, we have open fellowship with God.
It means that God’s love for us is greater than our sin.
It means that Jesus is our Messiah and Savior.
It means that Jesus is who He said He was.
It means that death is defeated for all believers.
It means that Good Friday, though painful, is Good Friday.
The question for us might be simple. Is Good Friday meaningful enough for us to be a part of the worshiping Body of Christ gathering world wide to remember the Suffering Servant described in Isaiah?
See you at church at 6pm