This day, the Friday before Easter is when we commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on the cross. Blessed be the Lord God, our Father in heaven, who loved us so much that He gave His only Son on our behalf.
He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem. Surely He took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered Him punished by God, stricken by Him, and afflicted. But He was pierced for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by His wounds we are healed. We all like sheep have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.
1 John 2:2
He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the world.