10 Good Friday Quotes To Help Commemorate The Crucifixion And Death Of Jesus Christ

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Good Friday is a time to commemorate the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ. The holiday also falls two days before Easter Sunday. Shutterstock/Ricardo Reitmeyer

Good Friday is one of the most important dates of the year for Catholics as it is celebrated after Palm Sunday and Maundy Thursday but before the celebratory dates of Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday. This year Good Friday falls on Friday, April 14, 2017 and while many Christians take part in fasting duties and ritualistic practices including the Stations of the Cross, there are many ways to follow through with the religious duties. That being said, here’s a list of 10 quotes to help honor the most important aspect of Good Friday -- commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary.

“Good Friday. Way of the Cross. Fasting and abstinence. Examine conscience. Have a really blessed day.” -- Unknown

“On this Good Friday may we never forget the true meaning of Easter - 'For when He was on the cross, I was on His mind." -- Unknown

“The Lord lights up our way into eternal bliss. Good Friday.” -- Unknown

“It’s Good Friday. Good because 2000 years ago the events of today prove that we matter to God.” -- Unknown

“Mercy, peace and love. May the grace and Lord surround and be with you on Good Friday.” -- Unknown

“Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone but in every leaf in springtime.” -- Martin Luther

“For he taught his disciples, and said unto them, The Son of man is delivered into the hands of men, and they shall kill him; and after that he is killed, he shall rise the third day.” -- Mark 9:31

“No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown." -- William Penn

“Good Friday. Way of the Cross. Fasting and abstinence. Examine conscience. Have a really blessed day.” -- Unknown

“Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the Lord shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.” -- Isaiah 60:1-2

"Stoning prophets and erecting churches to their memory afterwards has been the way of the world through the ages. Today we worship Christ, but the Christ in the flesh we crucified." -- Mahatma Gandhi

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