Sunday, April 1, 2012

Holy Week: Day 1, The Triumphal Entry

Matthew 21:1-10

Mark 11:1-14

Luke 19:28-44

John 12:12-19

The crowd cheers as the donkey comes through the streets. Men, women, and children cast branches on the path to soften the donkey's footfalls, while others use their coats for the same purpose. On the back of the colt are the coats of a few men, and seated atop those is a man.

At the sight of him, the people shout out words of praise and exaltation. They proclaim their allegiance to Him as the King.

Then they go on with their business.

Leaving this simple question for us: will we worship and then go on about our business? Or will we stay and follow?

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