Good Friday: Interesting facts not to be missed
Judas, one of Jesus’ 12 apostles, betrayed Jesus with a kiss, leading him to appear before the chief priests.
Good Friday marks the crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth or of Jesus Christ, the believer, who died for our sins. Jesus was betrayed by Judas, who later had to be executed because he claimed to be the Son of God. Good Friday is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, Black Friday, or Easter Friday. It is one of the most important festivals celebrated by Christians worldwide.
Let’s learn some interesting facts on Good Friday:
- Jesus was crucified that day. Judas, one of Jesus’ 12 apostles, betrayed him and thus exposed him to the chief priests
- After Jesus was arrested, he was beaten and spat upon, and a crown of thorns was placed on his head
- Nails were driven into the wrists and ankles
- Jesus was then nailed to a cross that read ‘King of the Jews’
- The etymology of ‘good’, in the framework of Good Friday, has been a controversial topic over the years
- The day has been said to be fair to say whether it is holy or holy, and some say it is a ‘God Friday’ corruption.
- In addition to other services, the Oil of the Cross known as The Hours Three ‘Agony is regularly prayed for. The channels are as follows:
Station 1: Jesus was sentenced to death
Station 2: Jesus bears his cross
Station 3: Jesus falls for the first time
Station 4: Jesus meets his mother
Station 5: Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus carry his cross
Station 6: Veronica wipes Jesus’ face
Station 7: Jesus falls the second time
Station 8: Jesus meets with the women of Jerusalem
Station 9: Jesus falls for the third time
Station 10: Jesus’ garments are taken off
Station 11: Jesus was crucified
Station 12: Jesus dies on the cross
Station 13: Jesus’ body was taken down from the cross
Station 14: Jesus is laid in a tomb
- In German-speaking countries, Good Friday is often referred to as Karfreitag which means Good Friday
- In traditional Orthodox religions, people mourn the crucifixion of Christ by holding a cross and telling the story of Jesus’ last days, called the Passion of Christ
- Altars that stand in the open on this day a life-size cross is placed in the center of the altar for believers to touch or touch
- Many Good Friday services end with the church bell ringing 33 times a year for Jesus’ earthly life
Some other amazing facts about Happy Friday
Happy Friday 2021 is one of the new arrivals and this also means the arrival of spring. It is one of the most popular festivals in the United States and abroad. On this day, Jesus Christ was crucified and people remember the sacrifices of the Son of God. This day is celebrated in different ways around the world. Let’s talk about some really cool facts on Friday!
- Of all the states in the United States, only 12 states have embraced this day and commemorated the event.
- Good Friday became an official holiday in Cuba after a visit by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.
- The German people take Good Friday celebrations very seriously. Drinking and dancing are not allowed on Good Friday, and many bars and parties will be closed.
- According to the people of Ireland, eggs laid on Good Friday do not rot. To prove this belief, some people have been keeping eggs for years.
- The people of Ireland also believe that making the sign of the cross on eggs during Good Friday brings a lot of good luck and good luck.
- Bermuda celebrates Good Friday in a completely different way. They organize a kite festival and other activities such as the Easter egg hunt.
- Out of deep respect for the Good Friday festival, the New Zealand government does not run advertisements between 6 A.M. until noon on Good Friday.
- Happy Friday is known as different names in different countries like Easter Friday, Holy Friday, Silent Friday, Good Friday, etc.
- To commemorate Christ’s year on earth, the churches worldwide call for 33 times.
- The first celebration of Good Friday was celebrated on April 3, A.D. 33. Before Easter, the day of history is always a Friday.