My friend Brian posted a fantastic meditation for today (Good Friday) on his blog. Well worth your time as you consider what this day is about. Here’s a snippet and a link:
The later Nicene Creed adds a few words to the pattern of the Apostles’ Creed that I think are very important. It says that Jesus “for us and for our salvation came down from heaven.” This is absolutely crucial. The “crux” of the matter for us is the answer to the question: What is Jesus doing hanging there on that cross?