2. Why is it Called Good Friday?

What happened on Good Friday doesn’t particularly sound very “good” to anyone. There are several theories as to why Good Friday is actually called Good Friday. Two of them are translative errors that have been passed down through the years. For example, in one instance, the word ‘good’ was actually meant to mean ‘holy.’ Good Friday was the Holy Day in which Jesus sacrificed himself. In another, it was originally God’s Friday. Although the real etymology of the holiday has been lost to time, one can only imagine there was a reason for it.

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