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)”

Palm Sunday: Jesus’ Triumphal Entry (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 notContinue reading “Palm Sunday: Jesus’ Triumphal Entry (Mark 11:1-11)”