Category Archives: Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Sermon: Zechariah 9:9-12; The Coming of the King of Peace

People of God, the Triumphal Entry is another Advent of Jesus. Indeed his final Advent before death. As orthodox Christians we await the final Advent of Jesus at the end of history when he shall come to judge the living … Continue reading

Posted in Palm Sunday, Zechariah | 2 Comments

Chesterton and the Donkey

Chesterton once penned a poem from the perspective of the donkey that Jesus rode: G.K. Chesterton (1874–1936) The Donkey When fishes flew and forests walked And figs grew upon thorn, Some moment when the moon was blood Then surely I … Continue reading

Posted in G.K. Chesterton, Palm Sunday, Poetry | 1 Comment

On Jesus’ Victory

Doug Wilson writes: Not only did Jesus conduct the victory parade before the victory, but His victory, when He came to it, was accomplished by dying, and not by killing. He crushed the serpent’s head by allowing Himself to be … Continue reading

Posted in Douglas Wilson, Palm Sunday | Leave a comment

Palm Sunday

Posted in Art, Palm Sunday | Leave a comment

Lenten Quotes, Day 31

Alleluia, how the people cheer And palm leaves rustle as the king draws near. ~ John Beavis Jesus Christ is a God whom we approach without pride, and before whom we humble ourselves without despair. ~ Blaise Pascal

Posted in Lent, Palm Sunday | Leave a comment

Palm Sunday Pastoral Meditation

Jesus is the hope of the world. The crowds gathering and cheering the coming of Jesus into Jerusalem indicates that they were placing their hopes and expectations on Him. They may have failed to understand in what sense Jesus would … Continue reading

Posted in Palm Sunday, Pastoral Meditation | Leave a comment

The Entry into Jerusalem

Unknown Ottonian, Regensburg, about 1030 – 1040 Tempera colors and gold leaf on parchment 9 1/8 x 6 5/16 in. MS. LUDWIG VII 1, FOL. 36

Posted in Art, Palm Sunday | Leave a comment