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Posted: Monday, April 2, 2012 2:22 pm | Updated: 2:23 pm, Mon Apr 2, 2012.

Palm Sunday is a Christian moveable feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter. The feast commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event mentioned in all four canonical Gospels. (Mark 11:1–11, Matthew 21:1–11, Luke 19:28–44, and John 12:12–19).

Palm Sunday commemorates the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover. The gospels record the arrival of Jesus riding into the city on a donkey, while the crowds spread their cloaks and palm branches on the street and shouted “Hosanna to the Son of David” and “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord” to honor him as their long-awaited Messiah and King.

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1 comment:

  • Kevin York posted at 8:33 pm on Wed, Apr 4, 2012.

    Shefer Posts: 6

    Zechariah 9:9
    New International Version (NIV)

    The Coming of Zion’s King
    9 Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion!
    Shout, Daughter Jerusalem!
    See, your king comes to you,
    righteous and victorious,
    lowly and riding on a donkey,
    on a colt, the foal of a donkey.


    As we can see it was prophecied long before the event that Messiah would ride in on a donkey. There are many other events that happened that prove He is Messiah. Yeshua is the only person in history that fullfills every requirement thus, He is our Passover lamb. For more info visit Beth Hallel's website www.lodibethhallel.com

     

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