What do Christians do on Good Friday?
Some churches have a procession where the crown of thorns is worn and bread is dipped into wine to remind christians of the last supper where Jesus broke bread and told the disiples that was his body and gave them wine and told them that was the blood.
Many churches have services which focus on the crucifixion and sufferings Christ had to endure, and the words he spoke from the cross. The focus is on the sufferings He took in man's place. A minority do not believe in observing the day in particular, although they are respectful of the actual event.
No. Good Friday is Christian and always occurs on a Friday. Passover is a Jewish festival and occurs on a different day. They are usually close to each other, but not always together and they are celebrating different things. Passover is not celebrated by Christians and Good Friday is not celebrated by Jews.
For the majority in Christianity, it is believed that Jesus died on a Friday - hence the term Good Friday. These Christians would point to the crucifixion as the propiation (making right or as some like to say 'at-one-ment' for atonement) of all mankind allowing us a 'pathway' to salvation and eternal life. Thus the 'good' adjective use.
Because for Christians, it was the day that Jesus took all their sin away, which is good, hence the name. It does still have to do with his death however, because through his death Christians have all their sins that they had once had and will commit taken from them. This doesn't mean that Christians will be perfect. Another Answer: Your question would be better answered in the 'Catholic' section as it is they who…
Good Friday is a holiday observed by Christians to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus. The celebration of Good Friday varies depending on one's location and one's branch of Christianity. For example, many traditional Catholics fast and attend church. On this day, Catholic churches are not decorated and the candle on the altar (which burns to symbolize God's presence) remains unlit.
Christians on goodfriday usually fast, and our strict vegeterians or eat crossed buns. Answer 2: The above answer is not at all true for all Christians. Roman Catholics are quite strict about rules, but the Reformation hundreds of years ago meant that Protestant churches did not need to enforce such rules any longer. There are no limits at all to what people can eat on Good Friday, but it is a matter of personal choice.