As soon as the pilgrims streaming into Jerusalem from Bethany saw Jesus on the colt, they began to throw down their cloaks, cut palm branches and sing Hosanna–on purpose! They knew what they were doing. Continue reading Gospel of John: Three Prophecies Fulfilled
Today is the fourth foundational back story to really understand the emotion of the throng singing “Allelu Yah!” To Jesus, as he rode into Jerusalem. Continue reading Gospel of John: Why Palm Branches?
When Jesus was born, it was only about thirty years after the Romans had taken over Israel once again. So, there were plenty of people left who remembered what it had been like to have their own king, their own government, and freedom to live as their own people. Continue reading Triumphal Entry