Lessons for Life
Coleman Shares His
Palm Sunday - The day the people saw Jesus riding
into Jerusalem on a donkey and cried "Hosanna".
Many of these are the same people who would later
shout; "Crucify Him!"
Rides into Jerusalem on a
"As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage
and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two
of his disciples,
saying to them, 'Go to the village ahead of you,
and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied
there, which no one has ever ridden.
- Untie it and bring it
If anyone asks you, 'Why are you doing this?;
tell him, 'The Lord needs it and will send it
back here shortly.'
They went and found a colt outside in the
street, tied at a doorway.
- As they untied it,
some people standing there asked, 'What are you
doing, untying the colt?'
They answered as Jesus had told them to, and the
people let them go.
When they brought the colt to Jesus and threw
their cloaks over it, he sat on
Many people spread their cloaks on the road,
while others spread branches they had cut in the
Those who went ahead and those who followed
- 'Blessed is he who
comes in the name of the
'Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father
- 'Hosanna in the
Jesus entered Jerusalem and went to the
He looked around at
everything, but since it was already late, he went
out to Bethany with the Twelve."
is the Word of the Lord ... It is meant to
change the way that we think, and the way that
by Bob Pardue
into Jerusalem on a new colt
- The word "Hosanna" means
- Many people were in
Jerusalem for the beginning of the great
Passover so there were huge crowds when Jesus
started into town.
- They came to see Jesus
because they had heard of him, and his miracles,
and were expecting him to ride in as a king on a
mighty steed to take his throne.
- Instead, he rode in on a
- Still, the crowd shouted,
- Ironically, this is the
same crowd who would shout, "Crucify Him!" in
less than an week's time.
- Sound familiar? When we
need God for our wants and needs we shout "Save
us!" from harm or sickness.
- Other times we pay no
attention at all to God so in one sense, we're
not that different from the crowd.
- Let's talk to God on a
daily basis even if there are no "pressing"
needs at the moment.
- We can always just pray
to thank Him for saving us and to have
conversation with Him! d:-)
Love in Christ
If you have never made the
commitment to receive the love and life-changing
experience of Jesus Christ, please take a moment to
More from Mark
10:13-16 - Jesus Loves the Little
Speaks to the Rich Young
Teaches about Serving
10:46-52 - Jesus Heals the Blind
Verses about Jesus riding into Jerusalem on
a donkey are from Life Application Study Bible:
New International Version