Christians world over observe Good Friday or Holy Friday today, in commemoration of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death on mount Calvary.
Christian pilgrims attend Good Friday procession in Jerusalem Friday, April 14, 2017.
According to biblical records, Jesus Christ the son of God, partook in the last supper along with his 12 disciples on the night prior to Good Friday. It is in a way a somber day, a day in which many people have off from work to think about and ponder this great action in the history of the human race.
The cleric emphasised that Jesus filled the gap between God and man at the cross as He took our sins upon Himself. For through his death our Lord conquered sin and death. Christians believe he rose again three days later on what's known as Easter.
Actors decked out as Roman soldiers in shiny armor and red gowns accompanied the actor playing Jesus, who sported a beard and crown made of twigs and carried a large wooden cross through the picturesque town center in a tradition that spans decades.
"The fellowship of his suffering can be likened to the beauty or the dividend we benefit from the death on the cross".
"As we remember the cruxification, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, we should draw a lesson from his resurrection and rise above the challenges we now face in this country".
Good Friday is not a federal holiday in the United States.
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