The Messiah’s Ministry: Triumphal Entry

Palms for Palm Sunday


Matthew 21:1-11
Audio of April 13, 2014 sermon
Several centuries ago, a Japanese emperor commissioned an artist to paint a bird. A number of months passed, then several years, and still no painting was brought to the palace. Finally the emperor became so exasperated that he went to the artist’s home to demand an explanation. Instead of making excuses, the artist placed a blank canvas on the easel. In less than an hour, he completed a painting that was to become a brilliant masterpiece. When the emperor asked the reason for the delay, the artist showed him armloads of drawings of feathers, wings, heads, and feet. Then he explained that all of this research and study had been necessary before he could complete the painting.

How Do We Prepare For Jesus’ Arrival?
* Running Errands for the Master (Eph.2:10)
1-5 Preparation or Pre-knowledge?
v1/2 Notice the Details
v3 Reaffirm Jesus’ Authority
v4/5 Remember God Has A Plan

* Raising Exultation For the Master (Col.3:16-17)
6-11 Intentional praise or unexpected surprise?
v6/7 Everyday elements for the Master’s use (cloaks)
v8 Readily available for the Master’s praise
(palms symbol peace/celebration)
v9 Son of David=Messiah; Hosanna=Save us!
v10 Realize that some will not know Him
v11 Reply to those who ask about your praise

When Jesus comes again in the clouds, every eye will see Him, and every knee will bow… and for some, it will not be a joyful revelation. When we recognize Messiah-our-Savior in our lives daily, we have every reason to experience joy.

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