Journey with Jesus (Praises: won’t let the stones take my place)

This past sunday we were drawn to remember Jesus entering into Jerusalem amongst cheers and praises. The people had witnessed and heard about all the miracles this Rabbi had done. They heard his teachings and longed to be in his presence. This same Jesus was among the people who journeyed into Jerusalem in preparation forContinue reading “Journey with Jesus (Praises: won’t let the stones take my place)”

Palm Sunday

Hosanna!!!! Yes. Today we remember Jesus choosing to enter into Jerusalem. Its a very symbolic event. The Hebrews remembered their celebration of The Feast of Sukkot. One of the things they did as part of their celebration was to wave palm branches and recite Psalm 118  (… vs5. In my distress I prayed to theContinue reading “Palm Sunday”

A call to repentance with the hope of forgiveness

The Jewish tradition includes a sound blast of the shofar. The shofar is a call to the people. Here it is a call to repentance. The silhouettes of people in palm branches indicate a cry of ‘Hosanna’. Son of God please ‘save us’. The crown of thorns represents the sacrifice of blood(life) for life. AndContinue reading “A call to repentance with the hope of forgiveness”