When Jesus paraded into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, the people who cheered Him along the way regarded the event as a royal procession. They expected Jesus to ride into town, declare Himself the King and start the long-awaited revolution against the Roman government. When He refused to do so, the crowds turned against Him, enabling the religious authorities to engineer His arrest, His trial, His torture and His execution.
Jesus’ refusal to be the King the people expected Him to be and wanted Him to be is a recurring theme of the Gospels from the very beginning of His public ministry. When Jesus was tempted in the desert, the whole issue for Him was whether or not to become…
We are sorry that this resource was not useful for you!
Help us improve this resource!
Tell us how we can improve this content?