Good Friday Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old good friday quotes, good friday sayings, and good friday proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Think of everything you've ever experienced that was painful; that's the meaning of Good Friday. Think of all the ways that love ultimately healed your heart; that's the meaning of Easter.

Marianne Williamson

Good Friday is a Christian day commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary.     

Anonymous

The beauty of the cross and our crucified Lord cannot be easily fathomed by human mind or by barely reading scriptures in bits, but by careful reading of entire scripture in the spirit which will in turn engulf one with wisdom and love.     

Henrietta Newton Martin

To holy people the very name of Jesus is a name to feed upon, a name to transport. His name can raise the dead and transfigure and beautify the living.

John Henry Newman

The cross was two pieces of dead wood; and a helpless, unresisting Man was nailed to it; yet it was mightier than the world, and triumphed, and will ever triumph over it.     

Augustus William Hare

Maybe the Good Friday story is about how God would rather die than be in our sin-accounting business anymore.     

Nadia Bolz-Weber

Christmas and Easter can be subjects for poetry, but Good Friday, like Auschwitz, cannot. The reality is so horrible, it is not surprising that people should have found it a stumbling block to faith.

W.H Auden

We may say that on the first Good Friday afternoon was completed that great act by which light conquered darkness and goodness conquered sin. That is the wonder of our Saviour's crucifixion.     

Phillips Brooks

So shall we join the disciples of our Lord, keeping faith in Him in spite of the crucifixion, and making ready, by our loyalty to Him in the days of His darkness, for the time when we shall enter into His triumph in the days of His light.     

Phillips Brooks

Jesus sacrificed His life so that we may enter Heaven through Him. That is such a powerful sacrifice; He set aside His diety to be flesh on Earth, and without doing any wrong, He was killed and His blood was shed for us.     

Melanie Yardley

By the cross we, too, are crucified with Christ; but alive in Christ. We are no more rebels, but servants; no more servants, but sons!.

Frederic William Farrar

It has been the cross which has revealed to good men that their goodness has not been good enough.

Johann Hieronymus Schroder

Every day of the year is a good day to think more deeply about Good Friday, for Good Friday is the drama of the love by which our every day is sustained.     

Richard John Neuhaus

In this sublime hour, therefore, He calls all His children to the pulpit of the Cross, and every word He says to them is set down for the purpose of an eternal publication and an undying consolation.     

Fulton J. Sheen

Yes, Calvary's cross and the crucified Christ surely speak, 'God does care, God does want to share, God does want to bear your sins and your sorrows.

Dr. Fred Barlow

2,000 years ago one man got nailed to a tree for saying how great it would be if everyone was nice to each other for a change.

Douglas Adams

Good Friday. Way of the Cross. Fasting and abstinence. Examine conscience. Have a really blessed day.     

Nevez Rhanny

On this Good Friday may we never forget the true meaning of Easter - For when He was on the cross, I was on His mind.

Anonymous

It is the crucifixion that distinguishes the new message from the mythologies of all other peoples.     

Martin Hengel

Death is the justification of all the ways of the Christian, the last end of all his sacrifices, the touch of the Great Master which completes the picture.     

Madame Anne Sophie Swetchine

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