Jesus begins His final week of ministry by entering Jerusalem amidst a jubilant celebration. Multitudes greet Him, shouting “Hosannas” and waving palm branches in their hands, as He enters the city. For this reason, Christian tradition refers to this day as “Palm Sunday”—the day of Jesus’ triumphal entry. The fact that Christians through the centuries have commemorated this day suggests that it’s a day of great importance and significance. Notably, all four Gospel writers include this event in their Gospel account. Obviously God intended this event to reveal gospel truth.
So,what is the biblical meaning of Palm Sunday?
FROM: (H. A. Ironside, The Real St. Patrick, Loizeaux Brothers, New York)
“I bind to myself today
The strong power of the invocation of the Trinity;
The faith of the Trinity in unity;
The Creator of the elements.
February 20, 2013
Stories such as this are common throughout the regular session at the West Virginia legislature. It encourages me that our studies from Paul’s letter to Philemon regarding forgiveness and reconciliation are certainly needed in the West Virginia Capitol.
This week’s study is titled “Forgiven Much? Forgive Much!” You can download our study here. We will be providing these studies three times each week during the session to allow those with extremely busy schedules to attend. We also distribute the notes to every legislator and elected official as well as many lobbyists and staff.
This week on CRC Insights we will have The Center For Pastoral Studies Round Table. CPS Round Table is a monthly radio program where teachers from the Center For Pastoral Studies talk about theological issues in a open round table format. CPS Round Table is hosted by John Adams.
Christian writer and speaker Jim Hale will be this week's guest on CRC Insights. We will talk to Jim about his upcoming workshop to be held at the Christian Resource Center titled “Developing A Strong Christian Worldview.” During our interview, Jim said all Christians are commanded in Scripture to be ready to defend their faith when it is challenged. The workshop will give believers the tools to address nearly every opposition to the gospel that they meet.
Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley answer listener questions on how to successfully navigate family relationships during the holidays, and help couples work as a team to balance chores, budgets and family demands.
Jim Daly and John Fuller present recordings of phone calls from listeners who contacted Focus on the Family to share their Thanksgiving stories and to express their gratitude for loved ones, God's provision and our nation.
Diane Doering and Kay Owen-Larson offer practical suggestions for how your family can help alleviate the loneliness experienced by many residents of elderly care facilities, and share the love of Christ with senior citizens who are often overlooked and forgotten about by society.