Good Friday 2017: All the Memes You Need to See

Happy Good Friday! Today is the day that Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus at Cavalry. Here are some the funniest memes and GIFs about this holiday. It is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, or Black Friday and comes the Friday before Easter. The date of Easter is always the first Sunday after the full moon following a spring equinox. This year, Easter is on Sunday, April 16. Good Friday comes after Maundy Thursday or Holy Thursday. Maundy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper Jesus had with his disciples where he washed their feet. Both Maundy Thursday and Good Friday are held on our around the week-long Jewish festival of Passover. In three out of the four canonical gospels, (Matthew, Mark and Luke), it is written that Jesus' Last Supper occurred "on the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, when it was customary to sacrifice the Passover lamb," according to Mark 14:12. The Festival of Unleavened Bread is also known as Passover. Passover is a week-long Jewish festival that commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites by God from slavery in ancient Egypt. The story of the Exodus is described in the Hebrew Bible, especially in the Book of Exodus. In the Book of Exodus, Moses leads the Israelites across the Red Sea and through the deserts to Mount Sinai, where God promises them the land of Canaan as thanks for their faithfulness. There are many similarities between the stories of Moses and Jesus. Learn more about the history and origins of Good Friday along with these humorous memes and GIFs. (Imgur)