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Unmet Expectations (Mark 11:1-11)

A remarkable aspect of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem was that He entered Jerusalem on a colt (a young donkey). Have you ever wondered why Jesus did not walk into Jerusalem as He had always done before? With the exception of traveling by boat, this is the only instance recorded in Scripture of Jesus not… Continue reading Unmet Expectations (Mark 11:1-11)

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Palm Sunday: Hosanna! (John 12:12-19)

Today is Palm Sunday. Palm Sunday is always the Sunday before Easter and on it the Church celebrates Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem. It is called “Palm” Sunday because the crowd “took palm branches and went out to meet Him” as He entered Jerusalem (John 12:13) and “spread their clothes on the road” (Mark 11:8)… Continue reading Palm Sunday: Hosanna! (John 12:12-19)

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Jesus’ Intentional Entry (Mark 11:1-10) (Palm Sunday)

Everything God does is intentional. If you have trouble believing that, consider Jesus: everywhere He went, every miracle He performed, and every word He said was intentional. Jesus lived on this earth with the singular focus of fulfilling the Father’s plan to “seek and save the lost” (Luke 19:10). With that in mind, we turn… Continue reading Jesus’ Intentional Entry (Mark 11:1-10) (Palm Sunday)

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Marriage is God’s Plan (Genesis 2:24)

This is the first sermon in a series of messages on marriage.  The title of this sermon is “Marriage is God’s Plan” and will also serve as the title of the series.  In this series we will discuss God’s plan for marriage and consider the following: 1) God’s Plan for the Husband 2) God’s Plan… Continue reading Marriage is God’s Plan (Genesis 2:24)

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Palm Sunday: Hosanna! (Mark 11:1-11)

Today is known as Palm Sunday and on it we take time to remember Jesus’ Triumphal entry into Jerusalem to the shouts of “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David! Hosanna in the highest!” (Mark 11:9-10).  It is called Palm Sunday… Continue reading Palm Sunday: Hosanna! (Mark 11:1-11)

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Palm Sunday: Jesus’ Triumphal Judgment (Mark 11:11-14)

On this Palm Sunday, the Church pauses to remember and reflect upon Jesus’ final entry into Jerusalem in fulfillment of the prophecy in Zechariah 9:9: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he, humble and mounted on a donkey,… Continue reading Palm Sunday: Jesus’ Triumphal Judgment (Mark 11:11-14)

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Palm Sunday: Jesus’ Triumphal Entry (Mark 11:1-10)

Jesus’ Remarkable Entrance  A remarkable aspect of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem was that He entered Jerusalem on a colt (a young donkey).  Have you ever wondered why Jesus did not walk into Jerusalem as He had always done before?  With the exception of traveling by boat, this is the only instance recorded in Scripture… Continue reading Palm Sunday: Jesus’ Triumphal Entry (Mark 11:1-10)