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Daily Prayers and Reflections

 

From Mark 11

The Triumphal Entry

11 When they approached Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany near the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples 2 and told them, “Go into the village ahead of you. As soon as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, on which no one has ever sat. Untie it and bring it. 3 If anyone says to you, ‘Why are you doing this?’ say, ‘The Lord needs it and will send it back here right away.’” 4 So they went and found a colt outside in the street, tied by a door. They untied it, 5 and some of those standing there said to them, “What are you doing, untying the colt?” 6 They answered them just as Jesus had said; so they let them go. 7 They brought the colt to Jesus and threw their clothes on it, and he sat on it. 8 Many people spread their clothes on the road, and others spread leafy branches cut from the fields. 9 Those who went ahead and those who followed shouted: Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes
in the name of the Lord! 10 Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David! Hosanna in the highest heaven! 
11 He went into Jerusalem and into the temple. After looking around at everything, since it was already late, he went out to Bethany with the Twelve.

From the Bible Gateway, Christian Standard Bible is the beginning of Jesus journey to the cross. The great entrance into Jerusalem which sets off a chain of events for our Lord and Savior. Was he prepared for this? Yes, He says through out that He is here for a reason. To save us from our sins and to allow us to be a part of His heavenly kingdom.

I hope this Lenten season has brought you to a calm and beautiful place where God resides. In Jesus name! Amen 

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