Good Friday. Friday yes, but good?
Friendship betrayed. Disciples scattered. Innocence violated. Justice abandoned. The King Criminalized. The Begotten forsaken. The Lamb Slaughtered.
A mother weeps. A soldier repents. A city moves on. A movement ends.
It’s a confusing, bloody, sad, heart-wrenching day.
How can we view this scene and call it good?
Yet, it is. It is good. Although, our cursory view of the day does little to reveal reason for calling it so, this day is a good day. For in this day, relationship is restored, sin is atoned, a curse is broken, and a future is formed.
Good Fridays are not declared such in the middle of them. It is only when we view the grand scope of God’s plan, provision, providence, and power that we begin to ascertain that indeed some of our darkest days were Good.
Today, this season, just might be Good too.
“Romans 8:28 We know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.”