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Friday, April 10, 2009

Why?

Why do they call this Good Friday?

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7 comments:

  1. because it was the day that God made a way for us to come back to him; He gave himself.
    you ask a lot of good questions, keep asking.

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  2. Uh oh, what happened to this precious bird?

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  3. Could possibly have come down from God's Friday. Or perhaps from the good and meaningfulness that came from the day.

    Excellent question.

    Helen

    Word verification on this post -- defie. Appropriate for this day. Jesus defied mortal men, but obeyed his Father to pay the price for our sins.

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  4. I have often wonder the same thing. Why call it Good Friday. I am a christian and I know why Jesus died on the cross for us. Have a great day and a blessed Easter. Madeline

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  5. Good enough reason to have a Bank Holiday in Britain, so we don't knock it.
    Seriously it is meant to represent the day Jesus died on the cross followed by his ascention. It is not a recognised special day in pre-Christian beliefs as days were not as important as moon and sun cycles.
    Thanks for following my blog, I hope to give you a taste of the countryside.
    Tracy

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  6. Poor little bird. What happened to it and where did you find it?

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  7. How strange for it to die mid-flight like that with it's little wings still stretched out with places to go. Reminds me of the young ones that die in their hundreds on the roads.....all in a hurry with somewhere to go but never make it.

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