Why call it "GOOD Friday" when it is the day Jesus died on the Cross?

Don't you find it interesting that the dark and bleak event commemorating a day of suffering and death of Jesus Christ is called Good Friday?

Good Friday : Vendredi Saint in Haiti

I was reading this article, it says in Germany the day is called Karfreitag, or "Sorrowful Friday."

At least in Haiti, we call it "Vendredi Saint" and not "Bon Vendredi"... LOL...

I mean it was a pretty dark day for Jesus. The article says: In the same way, Good Friday is "good" because as terrible as that day was, it had to happen for us to receive the joy of Easter.

What do you think about it? Are you comfortable with the day being called Good Friday?

Read this article: "What's So Good About Good Friday," than give us your opinion about the topic.

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Frednel I personally believe it could have been named differently, but I find that « Good Friday « fits well because on that day, as Jesus getting... see more
Reply · March 29 at 8:39 PM
F Etienne Jesus did not die on a Friday... A day has twenty four hours, from Friday to Sunday it is not three days and three nights.
Reply · March 29 at 11:01 AM
Dalmaxy Nope! That's was a bad Friday for me, too sad to be a good Friday.
Reply · March 29 at 10:44 AM

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