1. He represents our likeness, fulfills it, and so has the prerogative to reproduce his likeness in us.
  2. Their interest in the one who had been raised turned to the One who did the raising. And meeting Jesus did not leave them unaffected.
  3. Jesus is coronated on the Cross. It would be from Golgotha where Jesus will reign over the kingdoms of the earth.
  4. The prophet is clear that this coming King would be different from the common experience of kings, both in Israel and among all the kings of the earth.
  5. Craig and Troy ponder Palm Sunday as they look at Jesus riding on an unused donkey into Jerusalem.
  6. Preaching the inseparability of Jesus and Jerusalem is to proclaim God’s Messiah and the fulfillment of the Scriptures.
  7. Here on Palm Sunday in the Gospel according to John, we see several groups of people in progress. Some have seen more signs than others. None of them really get it.
  8. In prayer, hymns, and readings we hear the great paradox of our faith: Christ is proclaimed the mighty King who reigns, not by way of the so-called “triumphal entry,” but from the cruciform tree of life, the Cross of Calvary.
  9. We believe, not on account of what we saw or felt or because of any physical evidence, but we believe on account of the Word which came true!

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