Category Archives: Triumphal Entry

What is Holy Saturday?

The Passion Week provides vast theological emotions for the people of God. Palm Sunday commences with the entrance of a divine King riding on a donkey. He comes in ancient royal transportation. That royal procession concludes with a Crucified Messiah … Continue reading

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Herod the Fox, Jesus the Hen, and the Exodus: Lectionary, Luke 13:31-35

In these few verses in St. Luke, the writer plays on the animal vocabulary to describe two opposing groups. In the process it also echoes the exodus motif. In this text, Herod is described as a fox. A fox is … Continue reading

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Welcoming the King…

Robert Rayburn writes: …you cannot welcome the King of Kings astride his white steed, with the armies of heaven following behind him, until you have welcomed, trusted, and loved the humble king, riding on the colt of a donkey, who … Continue reading

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