Good Friday

Prayer for Good Friday

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Oh my Lord, my Saviour, my King, what words can express the tragic glory of your passion, which we remember today?

You came down from heaven, Lord, you lived a blameless and sinless life, and then you died in agony, oh God, in order that I might be forgiven; such a precious gift that I can barely comprehend.

Lord, as I kneel humbly at your feet, please hear my prayer today. Please help me to know that your terrible suffering – the crown of thorns, the lashes, the humiliation, the nails, the agonising pain – served the most important purpose in the history of man.

By your wounds I am healed. I can claim a life of blessing and abundance because of you, Lord Jesus. From the bottom of my heart I thank you for your sacrifice.