Grunewald’s The Crucifixion 1515
For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 1 Corinthians 1:18
The Good Friday worship service at Westminster is designed to help us meditate on the meaning and significance of the cross.
• Did you know Jesus prayed a psalm from the cross? We’ll pray it together Friday night.
• Did you know Jesus spoke 7 last “words” or phrases from the cross? We’ll hear them Friday night.
• Did you know the cross was traditionally a sign of being cursed, but early Christians understood it to be a symbol of God’s power? We’ll hear the choir and instruments lead us in “The Power of the Cross” by the Gettys.
• Did you know the cross is a fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy about a suffering servant who would be “wounded for our transgressions and crushed for our iniquities?” We’ll repeat those words Friday night.
It would be easy to move straight from the hosannas of Palm Sunday to the joy of Easter resurrection, but I invite you to slow down and consider the cross. Join us Friday evening at 7:00 in the sanctuary to worship the Lord who gave himself for us and our salvation.