The news circulated quickly. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! I have prayed earnestly that people would be saved. , The New Testament says that Jesus traveled by way of Bethphage. He bore abuse so we could be esteemed. and "the multitudes" answered, "This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth of Galilee”. To be sure the disciples’ understanding of Jesus’ kingship at this point is flawed. Where are you going with my donkeys?” The disciples responded: “The Master have need of them.” And with that, it was o.k. As a Jew, himself, He would have gone to the temple on several occasions to pay first-fruit tribute during the Jewish Shavuot ceremonies and to observe the Passover. And their misunderstanding of Jesus’ journey to Jerusalem results in a misunderstanding of the meaning of discipleship. And by the order of predestination, God had designatedJerusalem, His chosen city, as the place from which this pivotal ordeal would change the course of human history. Heinrich Meyer suggests that "they spread their outer garments upon both animals, being uncertain which of them Jesus intended to mount". It needed to be said. Ano ang mga kasabihan sa sa aking kababata?
He will be delivered to the Gentiles and he will be mocked and insulted and spit upon. Usually the paschal lamb was brought from Bethphage and led to the Temple mount. Jesus then rode both the donkey and colt side by side , Jesus then rode the donkey into Jerusalem, with the three synoptic gospels stating that the disciples had first put their cloaks on it (presumably to make it more comfortable). What James and John had to learn—what we all must learn—is that Jesus’ journey to Jerusalem is our journey, and if he set his face to go there and die, we must set our face to die with him. What the devil are The Temptations all about. How could he have taken them for such “a ride”? What excites me about Bethlehem Baptist Church are the signs in many of you that you have an alternative dream—a dream of breaking loose from the shackles of this self-serving, consumer culture in which we live—a dream of doing something radical. And I think I probably would have said what John did here: “Jesus, we are on the way to victory. The Jews were desperate, by now. towards the Golden Gate  In Luke 19:41 as Jesus approaches Jerusalem, he looks at the city and weeps over it (an event known as Flevit super illam in Latin), foretelling the suffering that awaits the city. This is why this is important for us to see, lest we make the same mistake. Christians celebrate Jesus's entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, which begins a week of celebrations known as Holy Week ending with Easter Sunday. Zephaniah & Habakkuk foretell Judah's fall, Zephaniah warns of the punishment of Judah, Habakkuk asks why the cruel Babylonians succeed, 44. Upon completion of his doctorate he went on to teach Biblical Studies at Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota for six years (1974-80). As the Pharisees in the crowd voice their opposition to Jesus’s teaching once again, Jesus is saddened that they cannot recognise what would bring peace to the city. In Matthew 21:1–11, Mark 11:1–11, Luke 19:28–44, and John 12:12–19, Jesus descends from the Mount of Olives towards Jerusalem, and the crowds lay their clothes on the ground to welcome him as he triumphantly enters Jerusalem. “Crucify him!” “Crucify Him,” they would now shout. www.desiringgod.org, [ivory-search id="86" title="Default Search Form"]. because Jesus is believed to have risen from the dead on Sunday (Easter), a week or 2 after arriving in Jerusalem on palm Sunday. Not now. But for all that, my heart tells me now that it is a mistake to preach to unbelievers in our worship services and to give regular invitations. Jesus had already named these brothers “sons of thunder” (Mark 3:17). Luke describes the arrival of Jesus in Jerusalem at the beginning of that last week of his earthly life: As he was drawing near, at the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen, saying, “Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord!