good friday

GOOD FRIDAY speech in English for students and teachers


‘Good Friday’ is a holy day in Christianity. The word “good” originally means “holy” in Old English,  so this could be synonymous with “Holy Friday” or “God’s Friday. The day is regarded as “Sacred Friday”  in Roman languages .It is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. 

As the scholars are not sure , it is said that Jesus Christ was died between 30 and 33 AD. But there is another saying that Jesus was died on Friday, 3rd April , AD 33 at about 3 p.m.,  a few hours before the beginning of Passover day and the Sabbath. After Jesus was crucified on the Friday , his body was taken down from the cross and buried in a cave tomb. 

  ‘Good Friday’ is a holiday in the countries like: United Kingdom, Australia, United States, Spain, Canada , Brazil, Argentina, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Ireland, Malaysia and India. In India , the festival is celebrated on a large scale mostly in  Northeast part of the country. 

On this day, most of the people perform a service in the church and fast for the whole day. On this day , the believers of Christianity, read the passage from the Gospel about the Seven Last Words of Jesus. After ‘Good Friday’ , on the day of Easter Sunday,  the Christian marks the day as Jesus’s resurrection.

The day is  called “good” because it is believed that through the death of Jesus , the mankind can receive salvation. The Bible also states that He willingly died in our place, because of His love for us, so that we could be forgiven.

Jesus said that He was born into the world in order to die for all of mankind. However, despite being known as ‘ Good Friday’, it is not such a joyful day. Therefore, it is recommended not to wish ‘Happy Good Friday’ to each other on this day.

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