What’s So Good About Good Friday?

What’s So Good About Good Friday? This is an awesome narrative video about Good Friday. #GoodFriday

What’s So Good About Good Friday?

This is a cool video. Watch and read along. Originally shown at Passion’s Good Friday gathering in Atlanta on April 3, 2015.

Wording …

Good Friday
How can one describe such a day?
the wrongdoing of all humanity
putting to an end
an innocent man
the son of God
this is the story of Jesus
death, by way of a cross
all in one moment, bring death to
the bright light of our future
He never stopped loving us
and yet, this is the incredible part of it:
our sin stopped his heart
our sin drove the nails
firmly in the hands of God
all along, these were the plans
we told ourselves that we were in control
and this was deemed sufficient for all of us
the brutal beating
the inhuman flogging
the naked humiliation
Heaven watched and saw it all:


our rebellion, our guilt, our shame
erasing the very notion of
reconciling us with God
our sin and our debt
overcoming
Jesus
here is our King
obliterated
the enemy laughing: his plans
unstoppable – there’s no longer the sound of
freedom rising, now God’s people are
utterly broken – behold
the chains of mortality
yes, this is what is true
we had heart the stories of old:
the lost are found
the blind can see
the weak are made strong
but now we are witnesses to this reality:
God is dead
we had almost believed there is a way of redemption
there is a life of fulfillment
there is a peace beyond understanding
now we know better
for us
we can say that God is
encapsulated in this one realization:
the single greatest sacrifice in human history
is finished …
how clearly we can see it.
So what’s so good about Good Friday?
Just one thing:
That blood of Jesus
Can reverse the curse of sin
and raise the dead to life.

Now it gets fun, the video starts to go in reverse order! Starting with How Clearly we can see it. Now read this blog post going up one line at a time. For example:

how clearly we can see it.

is finished …

the single greatest sacrifice in human history

(Then Just keep going up)

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