“Reap Rejoicing!”

Good Friday or Holy Friday, no matter which name you call it by, it was a day of great tears and sorrow that ushered in a day of rejoicing. As He hung on Calvary’s cross, He thought about all those that are captive by sin and needed a great deliverance. God had a great plan of deliverance for them and for us, and it would only be accomplished through the shed blood of His Son and our Savior, Jesus Christ.

On this Good Friday; this Holy Friday, we are now the benefactors of that great work done on the cross. Jesus brought us out of captivity on that Friday and we have a reason to celebrate our Lord!

Word For Life Says . . .

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“Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy. He who continually goes forth weeping, bearing seed for sowing, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bring his sheaves with him,” Psalm 126:5-6, NKJV

Good Friday or Holy Friday, no matter which name you call it by, it was a day of great tears and sorrow that ushered in a day of rejoicing.

From the Garden of Gethsemane where He prayed earnestly until His sweat became as great drops of blood (Luke 22:44), to the illegal trials at night that stripped away any rights He may have had in the human form, Jesus knew anguish.  He knew more than just heaviness of heart.  He experienced deep, physical pain – yet, the night was not over.

Had it stopped at the trials and mockery, some would say it was tolerable (though I wouldn’t).  Let us not take lightly all that Christ endured on…

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