They twisted together a crown of thorns and placed it on his head. He was beaten, spit on, mocked and tortured. Our bruised and battered Savior carried His cross alone to Golgotha’s hill and was nailed to a tree.
Jesus suffered in agony and “became a curse,” as Galatians 3:13 says, to take away the curse and reproach of sin from mankind. So, why then, do we commemorate a time of intense suffering and death with the word “Good”?