Good Friday

An Online Experience with Grace Church

So he delivered him over to them to be crucified. So they took Jesus, and he went out, bearing his own cross, to the place called The Place of a Skull, which in Aramaic is called Golgotha. There they crucified him, and with him two others, one on either side, and Jesus between them Pilate also wrote an inscription and put it on the cross. It read, “Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews.”

John 19:16-19

Things you’ll need to have.

  • A small rock from outside and a bowl of water
  • A candle and a match (or a flashlight).
  • A blank piece of paper and a pen
  • Bread or crackers and juice or wine for communion

Things you’ll need to do.

  • Lower the lighting in your home.
  • Listen to the playlist provided if you have Spotify, or turn on your own worshipful music.
  • Download and print this page (or you can write out the contents on a blank piece of paper).
  • Take a picture of your experience at tag us (@discovergrace on instagram, @discovergracefl on Facebook)

Station One: Confession

Grab your rock — it represents your personal sin. Spend time in confession, asking for God’s forgiveness. 

Pray: Merciful God, I confess that I have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed — by what I have done, and by what I have left undone. I have not loved you with my whole heart and mind and strength. In your mercy forgive what I have been, help me amend what I am, and direct what I will be, to the glory of your holy name. Through Christ, my Lord. Amen.

Drop the rock in the bowl. As the water covers the rock and washes it clean, so does God’s grace cover your sin through Jesus Christ.

Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

Proverbs 28:13

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Station Two: Pardon

At the end of His suffering on the cross, Jesus said “It Is Finished.” He proclaimed that the work of paying for the sin of the whole world was complete.

On the paper you downloaded, there are blanks to fill in (or you can write out the contents on a piece of paper or sticky note).

_______________________ is finished.

Write down sins or problems or a source of darkness in the world in these blanks. Choose both personal things (like a sin of pride or addiction or a circumstance like joblessness or divorce) and community things (like violence, trafficking, or injustice).

These things are finished in their ability to own us, thanks to Jesus. Say them out loud. In the end, they can hold no power over us or our eternity. Good is ahead thanks to Christ.

Thank God for this truth.

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation; that is, in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation.

2 Corinthians 5:17-19

Station Three: Communion

Bread of the world, in mercy broken,
Wine of the soul, in mercy shed,
By whom the words of life were spoken,
And in whose death our sins are dead:

Look on the heart by sorrow broken,
Look on the tears by sinners shed;
And be Thy feast to us the token
That by Thy grace our souls are fed.

– Reginald Heber, Bishop and Hymnist, 17th century

Christ’s sacrifice is your salvation. We remember this sacrifice and receive His grace and strength through communion. Pause to reflect on the suffering of Jesus for you, and then receive the elements.

If someone is with you, you can serve communion to each other with these words:

Bread: The body of Christ, broken for you.
Juice/Wine: The blood of Christ, shed for you.

For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.

1 Corinthians 11:26

Station Four: Intercession

Type the name of a person who is close to you but far from God, or choose a local, national or world leader.

Light a candle or a flashlight as you pray for this person. Ask God to help you carry the light to a world that needs Jesus. Spend some time praying specifically for leaders, friends, family, or coworkers who need the light of Christ.

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

I Timothy 2:1-14

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Gigi and Grandpa

Lennon

Donald Trump

Joe

Holly Corby

Mike Cody

Derek

Khan

Fred

Linda

Bob

Dakota

Justin

Evan

Matthew

Sarah

Mayor Dyer

Governor Rick

Ryan

James

Josh Medina

Alan

Brittany

Jake

Brett

Kristy

Donald trump

Drew

Randy

Linda

Cayla

Josh

Avery

President Trump, Gov DeSantis, First Responders

Nathaniel

Jacob

Josh

Jessica

Lexy

Sophia

Anthony

Magen

Te’a

Rylee

Jordyn

Kim Jong-un

My mom

Emily

Judy

Steve

Donald Trump

Lindsay

Ella

Leah

Mohamed

The Robinson Family

Uncle Patrick

Uncle Seth

Aunt Kristina

Uncle Michael

Gma Michelle

Gpa Mark

Mark-Tracy

Sisters Brenda, Becky. Brother in law Tim. Karson , Sue ,Denis ,Tim , Kenny and my coworkers at Swell Construction.

Jonathan

Oliver

April

Nida

Diego

Mallory & Anthony

Daniel

Kenny

Michael

Robert

Suresh

Chris & Sarah

Michael

Linda

lily

kris

Darius

Blair

Louise

Taylor

Daniel

Kelsey, Jordan, Peyton, lincoln

Brittany, Dominique, Shaira, Layne karsen

Donald

Matias

TAYLOR SPRING

Sam & Logan

Rick

Bill

Mike

Dawson

Adam

Don

Eva

Donald Trump

Alie

Ali

Joe Biden

stepkids

Carlo

Stefano

Cousins/aunts/uncles

Danny

Nick

Brittany

Albert

Keegan

Dominique

De’Sean

Maria

Melissa

George

Elizabeth

Jennifer

Jacquelyn

Zim

Chase

Eric

Jack

Lucas

Krissy

Natalia

Nick

Robinson

Donovan

Chelsea

Stephanie

Morgan

Keegan

Papa

Coworkers at APH

Dave and Diana

Bob

Healthcare Providers

Angela Miller and her kids

Barbara DeSanto, mom

Melissa

President Trump

Matt

Mike

Mike

Lori

Paul

John

Malina

Mr. curt

Mom

Opi

Omi

Papa

Nana

Jorge

Dad

The Rathels

Zac

Jacob

Kacie

Cade

Lauren

Mrs. Spanogle

Governor Desantis

Brother in law

Vic

Jody

Erin

Mr. Rubin

Kade

President Trump

Sherrie

Mike

Gabriel

Tanya

Garrett

Birth Mom

Tebow

Brock's Mom

Brock

mmargie

Brendon

helen

Brinley

Mary

Lindsey

Doctors & Nurses

Grandparents

Petit’s

Kyrie

Jarrett

Denise

Arabel

Jessica, John, Christine

Brittnee

Jennifer

Sunshine

Charles

James, Mary Lou, Dwight, Governor DeSantas, President Trump, , Richard, Denise, Trey, Lauren, Siobhan, Allen, LuAnn

Catherine

Jeff

Alex

Jenny

Sheryl

Dylan

Jason

Jim

Sarah

Julia

Kyle

Elijah

Laura

Wesley

Marco

Carl

Ken

Shayla

Sherron

Donald Trump

Leah

Erin

Daughter

Son

Jesse

Will

Cory

Alec

Andy

Destiny

Eric

Roger

Jared

Jessica

Ed

June

Kevin

Gretchen

Stanley

Martha

Meredith

Brittany

Anthony

Michael

Jennifer

Ansley

Wesley

Delia

Ron DeSantis

Anthony Fauci

Amar

Xi Jin Ping

Steven

Dr. Tedros Adhanom

Courtney

Riley

Emily

Clark M.

Nathan

Sabrina

Mrs. Gartner

Mrs. Bedrossian

Oliver

Dylan

Lucas

Jackson

Idris

peyton

Dan

Connor

Stephanie

Sydney

Layla

Carson

Kylie

Chloe

Luke

Mike

Jillian

Paul

Nana & Pop Pop

Luca

Jeff

Michelle

Jason

Charlie

Aryn

Matthew

Brother

Holly

Amanda

Kyle

Mark

Gov Desantis

Jon

Lori

aurora

Savannah

everly

Tammy

Trent

candace

John

Shawn

Maddie & Louis

Wiley

Brooke

Lisa

Steve

Robert

Janet

Kathy

Jeff

Lisa

Scott

Shawn

Lauren

Jared

Tara

Charlee

John

Jo

Don

Leslie & Randy

Sam

Lindsay

Andrew

Shawna

Maria & Mike

Kiel

Cristina

Morgan

Kim Jong-Un

Donald Trump

Billy and Jessie

Jennifer

Tom

Steven Marc

Judy

Steve

Jamie

Doug

Suzanne

Jason

Chaz

Renae

Kaylee

Connor

Robert

Joy

Noah

Susan

Jay

Station Five: Mission

Even in your living room, you can have a mission.

Grab your blank piece of paper.

Write your name in the center. Then write the names of people who you normally see in your everyday life all around your name. People who sit near you at work or school. Your neighbors. Your favorite barista or waiter. The friends you’ve made at the gym or through a hobby. The cashier you always go to at the store. If you don’t know their names, just write what they do.

Take 10 minutes to pray for these people, drawing a line from your name to their names. Pray for their health, their safety, and their strength. Pray for them to take steps toward Christ.

Think of ways to do good to them and take time to do at least one of them now —write a note, call or send a text of hope, email them a gift card. Begin today.

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 5:16

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