The Jesus Rally - Palm Sunday (Luke 19:28-41)Bo Grace, April 14, 2019
Part of the series, preached at a Sunday Morning service
Today, we will see what the Scripture says about what may be one of the most amazing RALLY in history.
Jesus had a RALLY. I am sure it must have been a sight to see. The heading in your Bible probably calls it the Triumphal Entry. We often call it Palm Sunday.
In the “Pleroma” or fullness of time, everything was unfolding as it should. Jesus was winding down His ministry and headed into Jerusalem for the last time. There was a lot of excitement as the people anticipated Jesus’ arrival. The city was filled with people, the crowd was huge.
28And when he had thus spoken, he went before, ascending up to Jerusalem. 29And it came to pass, when he was come nigh to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount called the mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, 30Saying, Go ye into the village over against you; in the which at your entering ye shall find a colt tied, whereon yet never man sat: loose him, and bring him hither. 31And if any man ask you, Why do ye loose him? thus shall ye say unto him, Because the Lord hath need of him. 32And they that were sent went their way, and found even as he had said unto them. 33And as they were loosing the colt, the owners thereof said unto them, Why loose ye the colt? 34And they said, The Lord hath need of him. 35And they brought him to Jesus: and they cast their garments upon the colt, and they set Jesus thereon. 36And as he went, they spread their clothes in the way. 37And when he was come nigh, even now 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; 38Saying, Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the Lord: peace in heaven, and glory in the highest. 39And some of the Pharisees from among the multitude said unto him, Master, rebuke thy disciples. 40And he answered and said unto them, I tell you that, if these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out. 41And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it, (KJV)