After Ash Wednesday, we move into the sacred lent period, then Good Friday, which is a part of the Holy Week and comes before Palm Sunday.
Good Friday is a significant day in the Christian calendar, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. It is a day of profound reflection, sorrow, hope, and penitence, as Christians remember the ultimate sacrifice made by Jesus.
On this day, Christians around the world come together to remember the ultimate sacrifice made by Jesus Christ, who gave his life for the forgiveness of our sins.
As part of this tradition, many people observe Good Friday by participating in prayer services and reflection.
Through Good Friday prayers, we are given the opportunity to deeply connect with the suffering and love of Jesus, and to feel the compassion that he embodies.
These prayers often include recitation of scriptural passages, singing of hymns, and personal reflection and they typically focus on themes of sacrifice, redemption, and forgiveness, as well as offering us comfort and solace in the midst of sorrow, and inspiring us to live our lives with greater love, grace, and generosity.
So let us gather together with open hearts, and let the light of compassion shine through our prayers on this holy day of Good Friday.
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Good Friday Prayer of Thanks
We come before you on this Good Friday to thank you for such a special day, and for the ultimate sacrifice your son Jesus made for us on this day. We are humbled by your grace and mercy, and your great love for us.
We are so thankful for your grace and for the gift of salvation that comes from Jesus’ death and resurrection. On this day we remember the great lengths you went to in order to rescue us from sin and to bring us into your family.
Please assist us in remembering the significance of this day and our appreciation for your tremendous love and sacrifice. Help us to live our lives in a way that pleases you by keeping in mind the anguish and suffering that Jesus underwent for us.
We love you and thank you for such a day as Good Friday. Amen.
Almighty and Loving Father,
We come before You this day to thank you for sending us our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. We thank You for His selfless act of love, that He willingly endured the pain and suffering of the cross for our salvation. We thank You for His mercy and grace that never fails us.
We also thank You for the promise of new life and hope that Jesus brought us. Help us to remember the power of His death and resurrection, and to live our lives in a way that reflects the love and mercy You have shown us.
We thank You for the gift of salvation that You gave to us through Jesus Christ. Help us to never take for granted the gift of Your Son, and to live our lives in a manner that gives You glory.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
We come to You on this Good Friday with gratitude and heartfelt thanks for Your sacrifice on the cross.
Thank You, Lord Jesus, for giving us hope, a future, and eternal life through Your death on the cross.
We are humbled and filled with awe at Your mercy and grace. We are so deeply grateful for the gift of salvation that You have made available to us.
Help us to remember this day and the price You paid for us, so that we may live our lives with joy, hope, and purpose.
Fill us with Your Spirit, Lord, so that we may share Your love with those around us.
In Your precious name, we pray, Amen.
On this day of Good Friday, we come to You in deep gratitude and humble hearts. We thank You, Lord for Your never-ending forgiveness, compassion, and unending patience that has enabled us to live a life pleasing to You.
Your loving kindness and mercy are a beacon of hope in our lives and we are reminded of Your great sacrifice for us on this day. We are thankful for the opportunity to repent and turn away from our sin and be restored to You.
Lord, we ask You to help us to live each day with a heart of gratitude. Help us to be mindful of Your unconditional love, grace and mercy and to show that same love, grace and mercy to others.
We thank You for the gift of salvation and for the opportunity to become closer to You each and every day.
In Jesus’ holy name, Amen.
We come to You on this Good Friday with hearts full of gratitude and praise for Your Son Jesus, who willingly died on the cross to atone for our sins.
We thank You for Your amazing grace that covers all our sins and shortcomings. We thank You that Jesus paid the ultimate price to set us free from all bondage and shame.
We thank You for the sacrifice of Jesus, who endured so much pain and suffering, yet never lost sight of Your love and mercy.
Help us to accept and never take for granted the gift of grace You have so freely given us. May we live our lives in a way that honors and reflects Your love and mercy.
We pray this in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
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Good Friday Prayers Quotes of Redemption
All sufficient God,
We come before you on this day of Good Friday with humble hearts and thankful spirits. We give thanks for your grace and mercy, which you have poured out for all of us who need redemption. We thank you for the sacrifice of Jesus, who willingly suffered and died for our sins, so that we may have eternal life with you.
We ask that you pour out your grace and mercy on us, that we may be forgiven and receive the gift of salvation. Help us to accept your love and mercy with an open heart, and to live our lives in a way that honors you.
We thank you for the gift of forgiveness, for the hope of eternal life, and for your grace and mercy that never fails.
In Jesus’ name, we pray, Amen.
we come to You today with humble hearts to thank You for the sacrifice of Your Son Jesus Christ. We are so grateful for His death and resurrection, which brought salvation to all of humanity. Through His death, we have been reconciled to You and made righteous in Your sight.
Help us to have a deeper understanding of the power of Christ’s death and resurrection and its significance for us today. May we be filled with a holy reverence for His death and resurrection that leads us to love and serve You more faithfully.
Give us a greater appreciation for the price that was paid for our redemption, and may our faith be strengthened as we reflect on the magnitude of this profound act of love. Open our eyes to the immeasurable blessings of Your grace and mercy, so that we may live with joy, peace, and gratitude.
We pray all these things in the matchless name of Jesus, Amen.
On this Good Friday, we come to You in humble repentance and contrition for our sins. We surrender our hearts to You and ask for Your mercy, grace, and forgiveness.
We thank You for Your great love and sacrifice for us, for You have provided a way for us to be reconciled to You. Help us to accept and embrace the fullness of Your redemption and the power of Your love.
As we ponder the price that was paid for us on this day, may our hearts be softened and our spirits be stirred. May we bear the marks of our repentance in our thoughts, words, and deeds.
In Jesus’ name, we pray, Amen.
we come to You on this Good Friday to give You honor and glory. We thank You for the gift of Your Son, Jesus Christ, and His sacrifice that has saved us from our sins.
We ask You, Lord, to fill us with the power of the Holy Spirit, so that we can be transformed and restored in our relationship with You and with others. Help us to be better children of You, and to walk in Your ways.
We pray that You will fill us with the power of the Holy Spirit to give us strength and courage to face our daily struggles. We pray that You will guide us and lead us to a deeper understanding of Your love and grace.
We thank You for Your mercy and grace, and for Your unending love for us. We are so grateful for all that You have done for us. We ask that You continue to bless us and equip us with the power of the Holy Spirit so that we can live our lives to the fullest.
We ask these things in the name of Jesus Christ, and for Your glory. Amen.
Almighty and loving God,
On this day of Good Friday, we remember the death of your son, Jesus Christ, who suffered and died for us on the cross. We thank You for the gift of redemption that You have provided us through His death and resurrection.
Help us to persevere in living out the fullness of this redemption. Help us to stay true to our faith, and to continue to walk in Your light, and share Your love with others. Help us to remember the sacrifice that Jesus made for us, and to live out His example in our daily lives.
We pray for Your guidance and strength in our lives, so that we may be able to fulfill the great commission that You have given us.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
Good Friday Blessings for Forgiveness
On this sacred day, we come before you humbly asking for your divine guidance and strength in dealing with the wrongs that have been done to us.
We pray that you would fill our hearts with courage and strength to forgive those who have caused us pain and sorrow, regardless of the effect of their wrongdoings. Let us not be consumed by bitterness and anger, but instead, help us to look beyond our pain and forgive the ones who have wronged us.
Fill us with compassion and mercy, so that we may be able to show others the same grace that you have shown to us.
We thank you for your never-ending love and mercy, and we ask this prayer in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
on this sacred day of Good Friday, we come to You in deep reverence and thankfulness. We thank You for the incredible love and freedom we have received through the death of Your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ.
We humbly ask that You would fill our hearts with a spirit of forgiveness and gratitude. Help us to remember the sacrifice of our Savior and to see the beauty of the cross in our lives. Let us never forget the grace and mercy that You have shown us.
May our lives be filled with acts of love and service towards others, in thanksgiving for the gift of freedom we have been given through the death of Your Son.
We thank You for Your mercy and grace, for Your loving-kindness and compassion. We thank You for Your perfect plan of redemption and for the hope that we have in You.
We ask all of these things in the name of our Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen.
on this Good Friday, we come before You in reverence and awe as we remember the great sacrifice of Your Son, Jesus Christ.
We thank You for His willingness to suffer and die on the cross for our sins. Lord, fill us with Your Holy Spirit and pour out Your love and mercy upon us.
Help us to live in peace and harmony with ourselves and with all those around us. May we always be mindful of this day and the great gift of redemption and grace. Amen.
On this day of Good Friday, we come to You with humble hearts, seeking forgiveness for our sins. We ask that You would have mercy on us and grant us Your grace and mercy.
We recognize the sacrifice You made for us in sending Your Son, Jesus, to die on the cross. His death paid the price for our sins and opened the door for us to receive forgiveness.
We pray that You would increase our faith and trust in You and that You would fill us with Your presence. May we grow closer to You each day and experience the fullness of Your love and grace.
We thank You for Your mercy and forgiveness, and for the gift of eternal life. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
I am here before You today on this sacred day of Good Friday, humbly seeking Your mercy and grace.
We thank You for giving us the strength and courage to let go of the hurts and grievances of the past and the wisdom to seek reconciliation with those we have hurt.
Help us to be filled with understanding and compassion towards others, so that we can turn our hearts to You in peace and joy.
We ask that You bless us with the grace to forgive and move forward with love, grace and humility. May we be filled with courage and strength to continue on the path of reconciliation with those we have wronged.
We humbly pray for Your guidance and protection, that we may remain steadfast and not be tempted to wander from Your will.
We give You thanks and praise for Your great mercy and grace.
In Jesus’ name, we pray, Amen.
Good Friday Wishes of Compassion
on this day we remember the ultimate sacrifice of Your Son, Jesus Christ. We come before You in humility and with compassion for ourselves and for others.
Grant us a spirit of humility and compassion in our relationships with others, so that we might show Your love and grace to all we encounter. May we strive to be gentle and understanding, to seek forgiveness for our transgressions, and to be merciful and forgiving of those who have wronged us.
Help us to set aside our pride and ego, so that we may serve You and our fellow man by being humble and compassionate. Let us be mindful of our words and actions so that we might honor You in all that we do.
We ask this through Your Son, Jesus Christ, who gave His life so that we might be saved. Amen.
Son of God,
We come to you on this solemn day to celebrate Your ultimate compassion and empathy for us. You have shown us the way of the Cross, and we humbly accept Your invitation to follow You in faith.
Your Son, Jesus, has taken our sins upon Himself and died for us that we may receive the gift of everlasting life. We are eternally grateful for this incredible act of love and mercy.
We pray that You will reveal Your ultimate compassion and empathy to us, that we may learn to love and forgive others as You have loved and forgiven us. Help us to open our hearts to Your grace and to share Your love with all.
We thank You for Your grace, mercy, and compassion, Lord, and we ask that You bless us all on this Good Friday. Amen.
On this day of reflection and sorrow, help me to find a way to express my compassion and soft heart to others. As I contemplate the death of your Son, Jesus, may I rest in the knowledge of his ultimate sacrifice. Allow me to feel the depths of his love and mercy, that I may be inspired to pass it on.
Give me the courage to reach out to those in need, to be a comfort to those who are suffering, and to act with justice and mercy towards those around me. Help me to open my heart and share the love that you have so freely given.
Let me be a model of your grace, mercy and compassion. Help me to show others the same mercy that all of us need from you.
In Jesus’s name, Amen.
On this Holy and solemn day, we come before You in reverence and awe. As we remember the ultimate sacrifice You made for us through Your Son Jesus Christ, we ask that Your compassion be revealed in our lives.
Help us to also embrace Your compassion and to extend it to those around us. May we live each day with gratitude for the gift of grace that You have given us.
Lord, on this day of Good Friday, we remember Jesus’ suffering and death for our sins, and we thank You for the forgiveness and love that is extended to us through His sacrifice.
We pray that Your love and mercy will be shared with all of humanity, that Your peace and joy will fill our hearts and minds, and that Your grace will be ever-present in our lives.
In Jesus’s name, Amen.
On this Good Friday, we thank You for the unconditional love and compassion You have for us in our time of need. We are so grateful for Your grace and mercy.
We also ask that You give us the grace to be compassionate and loving to others, even when it is difficult. Help us to show mercy and kindness to those who have wronged us, and to forgive those who have hurt us.
Give us the wisdom to know how to show love and compassion to each other, so that our relationships may be strengthened and our lives can be a reflection of Your love.
We thank You for Your grace, mercy and love, and we pray that You will continue to guide us in all our decisions, and help us to do what is right and just.
In Jesus’ name we pray,
Good Friday Blessings of Renewal
We come to you on this holy day of Good Friday, to remember and meditate on the sacrifice of your beloved Son, Jesus Christ. We thank you for His perfect love and His gift of salvation. We offer our gratitude for the grace and mercy that He has shown us.
On this day, we renew our commitment to Christ and to His people. May we strive to be more like Him in our words, thoughts, and actions. May we serve others with love and compassion, just as He did.
Help us to remember the great price that Jesus paid for us and to show our gratitude through our daily lives. May we never take Your grace for granted, but continue to seek You and Your will for our lives.
We ask these things in the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Amen.
On this Good Friday, we come before You in humble reverence, asking for Your divine mercy and grace. We thank You for the sacrifice of Your Son and the gift of eternal life that He freely gave.
Help us to open our hearts to the spiritual renewal that brings us closer to You and Your will for our lives. Fill us with Your Spirit and guide us to make the right choices at all times. Give us the strength to resist temptation and to remain faithful to You.
Show us how to live a life that reflects Your glory and goodness, that is pleasing in Your sight. May we become a living example of Your love and generosity to those around us.
We praise and thank You for Your great goodness and mercy.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
On this Good Friday, we remember your ultimate sacrifice and the hope that is found in your death on the cross. We recognize the immense pain and suffering you endured, as well as the ultimate love and grace that you showed to all who believe in you.
We humbly pray that you use your death to bestow on us the renewal of our strength and energy to persevere in our faith. Help us to always look to you for guidance and strength, for your death was for us and our salvation.
We thank you for the hope and peace that you provide, and for the opportunity to live in your everlasting grace. Amen.
we come to You on this holy day of Good Friday, recognizing Your ultimate sacrifice for us. We thank You for Your grace and mercy, and for Your Word which continually renews our hearts and minds.
In this special time of reflection, we pray for a renewed commitment to prayer and study of Your Word, and to live out the Gospel in our daily lives. May we share the Gospel with the world through our words, our work, and our witness, so that others may experience the same love and grace that we have been blessed with.
Help us to remember the power of Your Word and to strive to live it out as we seek to glorify You in all that we do. We ask that You would open our hearts and minds to Your will and that You would use us to bring Your message of love and hope to the world. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, we pray. Amen.
on this Good Friday we come before You to ask for the renewal of faith, hope, and love in our lives. Fill us with Your peace and presence, that we may endure each trial and tribulation with grace.
Help us to trust in Your never-ending mercy and goodness, and may our faith be strengthened through Your grace. Plant within us a hope for a brighter future, and a love that never fails.
In Your holy name, we pray. Amen.