Charles Spurgeon: The Memorial of Christ’s Death is a Festival, Not a Funeral

Good Friday (and every day really) we should reflect on the sacrifice that Christ made on our behalf, but instead of being somber, we should celebrate. Because of Christ’s death, we can have new life. As Charles Spurgeon said, “The memorial of Christ’s death is a festival, not a funeral.”

S.M. Lockridge: It’s Friday, But Sunday’s Coming

Dr. S.M. Lockridge (1913-2000) was the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, a prominent African-American church in San Diego, CA, from 1953-1993. He gave a Good Friday devotional entitled “It’s Friday – But, Sunday’s Coming.”

Christ’s Supreme Achievement on the Cross

“In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loves us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins,” (1 John 4:10, ESV).

Why Is Good Friday Good?

Shane Vander Hart: On Good Friday, 2000 years ago, Jesus completely, totally, finally paid for my sin and yours. How could we not call that good?

The Crucifixion of Jesus (John 19)

As today is Good Friday we encourage you to take time to read the Passion narrative from John 19 from the English Standard Version of the Bible.

Seven Last Words of Christ

With it being Good Friday today I thought I’d share the seven…

Why We Call Good Friday Good

Ever wonder why it is that we can call Good Friday good since death in the form of the worst execution imaginable is at its focus?

The Original Liberty Tree

The God of our fathers raised up Jesus whom you murdered by…

Via Dolorosa – Here Comes the Bride

Via Dolorosa. Spanish for “way of suffering”. Perhaps others of you have…

Sunday’s Coming

The event that Christians around the world commemorate today – the crucifixion…

“You Will Be With Me In Paradise”

The second of the seven last “words” of Christ while He hung…

Sunday’s Comin

As we mark Good Friday today, let’s remember that it isn’t the…

We Have Been Rescued From Much

From the words of John Calvin in his Institutes of the Christian…

“I Commit My Spirit”

The final statement made by Jesus while on the cross. Then Jesus,…

“It Is Finished”

The sixth of the seven last words of Christ. When Jesus had…

“Why Have You Forsaken Me?”

The fifth of seven of Jesus’ last words while on the Cross.…