Good Friday 2020: Good Friday is a major festival for those who believe in Christianity. According to Christian religious beliefs, on the day of Good Friday, the Lord Jesus sacrificed his life to protect humanity. On this day, followers of Christianity go to church and remember the Lord Jesus. However, this time there is a lockdown across the country due to Coronavirus. In such a situation, all the programs on Good Friday have already been canceled. Although people will not be able to attend the prayer meeting by going to church but only by staying in their homes, they will remember the Lord Jesus and celebrate the festival.
When is good friday
Good Friday is celebrated every year in the month of March, April or May. This time, this festival is on 10 April.
What is good friday
Good Friday is also known as Holy Friday, Black Friday or Great Friday. According to Christian scriptures, Jesus had no fault, yet he was punished for hanging on the cross. Instead of neglecting his murders, Jesus prayed for them and said, ‘O God! Forgive them because they don’t know what they are doing. ‘ Friday was the day that Christ was hanged on the cross. Since then, that day is called Good Friday. Three days after being hanged on the cross, that is, Christ was resurrected on Sunday. This day is called Easter Sunday.
Why did Jesus hang on the cross?
According to Christianity, Jesus was the son of God. He was given the death penalty because he was educating and educating people to remove the darkness of ignorance. At that time, fundamentalist rabbis of the Jews, ie the religious leaders, strongly opposed Jesus. The fundamentalists complained about Jesus to the then Roman governor Pilate. The Romans were always afraid that the Jews should not make a revolution. In such a situation, to please the fundamentalists, Pilate ordered Jesus to be hanged on the cross and killed.
Before death Jesus was tortured a lot. A crown of thorns was placed on his head. After this, Jesus was taken to the place named Gol Gotha and crucified. Before giving up his life, Jesus said, ‘God! I hand over my soul to you.
How to celebrate Good Friday?
By the way, the preparation of Good Friday starts 40 days before in the form of prayer and fasting. During this, emphasis is on vegetarian and satvic food. Then, on Good Friday, followers who follow Christianity go to church and remember the Lord Jesus. On this day, devotees pray and meditate with fasting. Decoration items are removed from churches and homes or they are covered with clothes. The last seven sentences of Jesus on the day of Good Friday are given special explanations that focus on forgiveness, reconciliation, help and sacrifice. In some places people wear black clothes and also mourn the sacrifice day of Jesus.
What is Easter Sunday?
Christians who celebrate Christianity around the world celebrate Sunday in remembrance of Christ’s resurrection. It is believed that Jesus was resurrected three days after his death. After this, he spent 40 days with his disciples and appeared to thousands of people. On Easter Sunday, people gather in the church and remember the Lord Jesus. People participate in the Lord’s Supper in the joy of Christ’s resurrection.
What is Easter Egg?
The festival of Easter is celebrated as a symbol of new life and change of life. In the Christian community, Easter egg means that egg has special significance. The way a bird first lays eggs in its nest, then chickens out of it. In the same way, eggs are considered auspicious. This is the reason why it is used in a special way at Easter. On Easter Sunday, people give each other egg-shaped gifts. Not only this, egg shape is also used in decoration.