Kelly Williams on Palm Sunday and the Message of the Gospel

Palm Sunday is when Jesus rode into town on a donkey and they put down palm branches declaring, “Hosanna, blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord.” It was a declaration of His Kingship. They had no idea that in just a few days he would be wiped, beaten, scourged, and hung on a cross to die for the sins of them, you, and me. But on the third day He would arise from the dead to conquer death, hell, and the grave.

Jesus’ finished work reconciles us back to God. This is the Gospel. How did this all come about?

Look at what the prophet Isaiah says in Isaiah 53:6, “The Lord has laid on him, Jesus, the iniquity of us all.” How does God the Father feel about this? Isaiah 53:10 tells us, “it was the will of the Lord to crush Jesus. It was the Father’s choice to put Jesus to grief for us.”

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Kelly Williams