Christians across the world will observe Good Friday today to mark the death of Jesus Christ. Unlike other occasions, Good Friday is a day of mourning as it marks the day on, which Jesus Christ was crucified.
Unlike other occasions, Good Friday is a day of mourning as it marks the day on, which Jesus Christ was crucified.
Jesus Christ's crucifixion is considered to be a mark of his love for humanity and his willingness to ease their sufferings.
Good Friday is observed all across the world with many people flocking to the Vatican City where the Pope recites the way of the Cross outside the Colosseum.
These recitations are made for the Catholics who come from different parts of the world to observe this day.
In Ghana, many Church services are held in the afternoon, usually between noon to 1500 hours, to remember the hours when Jesus was crucified on the cross.
Some churches observe the day by re-enacting the process of the cross in the rituals of stations of the cross, which depicts the final hours of Jesus' life.
According to the Bible, Jesus Christ was betrayed by one of his disciples- Judas Iscariot.
Jesus Christ was arrested and found guilty of blasphemy, as he had proclaimed Himself to be the Son of God.
He was sentenced to crucifixion and made to carry the cross on, which He was later crucified.
On the importance of Good Friday, It is believed that Jesus Christ sacrificed His life for the betterment of the people, who could then move on to the path of salvation.
The Day is observed to remember the sacrifices that Christ made and Christians use the occasion to ask for forgiveness of their sins.
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