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Palm Sunday: Who is this King?

“Shout and cheer, Daughter Zion! Raise your voice, Daughter Jerusalem! Your king is coming! a good king who makes all things right, a humble king riding a donkey, a mere colt of a donkey. I’ve had it with war—no more chariots in Ephraim, no more war horses in Jerusalem, no more swords and spears, bows…

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Behold, Your King is Coming

Jesus’ Triumphal Entry This week begins with what we call “Palm” Sunday! Today, we celebrate Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem as king. Here’s a short account from Luke’s gospel – They brought [the colt] to Jesus, threw their cloaks on the colt, and put Jesus on it. As he went along, people spread their cloaks on the…

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Holy Week #1: Yearning For Liberation

The events leading to the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ are detailed in the Scripture and have great significance. This week I am pondering the events of Holy Week. Historians tells us that the church began to celebrate the week preceding Easter in the 4th century. The week begins on what we call, “Palm”…

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