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#1065 – MCU Holy Week: Good Friday

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on April 3, 2015 by scotthiga


Good Friday has become one of my favorite holidays. I look forward to it more and more with each passing year. Obviously Easter is the apex of the Christian faith, but I appreciate the opportunity Good Friday gives us to pause and reflect.

The celebration of Easter is only possible because of the suffering of Good Friday.

The new dawn of Easter is only possible because of the long night of Good Friday.

The life of Easter is only possible because of the death of Good Friday.

There is so much to think about on Good Friday, so many different ways that God can speak to us. As we look at Good Friday through the lens of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, though, Jesus’s willingness to offer up his life definitely sticks out.

Jesus intentionally left heaven so that he could live among us and eventually offer up his life as a sacrifice for us. Jesus placed the needs of humanity, our needs, above his own. Jesus saw us in our sin, separated from the Father, and took it upon himself to save us.

While Jesus’s is the greatest and most fruitful sacrifice of all time, we can see glimpses of it all throughout the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  Continue reading