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Topic Features About Palm Sunday

The Rev. Dr. Nancy S. Taylor

Players and Protagonists in the Kingdom of God

Luke 19:28-40

Palm Sunday - Year C

March 20, 2016

The Rev. Dr. Nancy Taylor (UCC)

 

The story of Palm Sunday is featured in all four gospels. The story of Jesus' entry into Jerusalem, the story with the humble beast, the shouting crowds, the branches, the coats and cloaks spread like a carpet upon the road, this story has center stage in Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.

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The Rev. Marek Zabriskie

Everyone Loves a Parade

Matthew 21:1-11

Palm Sunday / Passion Sunday - Year A

April 13, 2014

The Rev. Marek Zabriskie (TEC)

 

Everyone loves a parade, especially after the last six weeks of Lenten gloom. Palm Sunday--the last Sunday of Lent--beckons to us, "Let's hold a parade." The choir and the congregation sing "All Glory, Laud and Honor," and we wave our palm branches. As a child, Palm Sunday was always one of my favorite Sundays. We were given a palm and we were told to wave it. Finally, we children had something to do in church!

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Other Recent Content About Palm Sunday

The Rev. Dr. William L. Self Transcript

March 24, 2013

King for a Day

The Rev. Dr. William L. Self (CBF)

As we celebrate Palm Sunday, Dr. Bill Self calls us not to join the throngs proclaiming Jesus King for a Day, but rather to make Jesus Lord of our lives.
The Rev. Dr. Scott Black Johnston Transcript

April 05, 2009

Save Us

The Rev. Dr. Scott Black Johnston (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Scott Black Johnston, senior pastor of Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York, NY, offers insight into the meaning of Palm Sunday and the world-changing week that followed it.
The Rev. Dr. David Lose Transcript

March 16, 2008

From Riches to Rags

The Rev. Dr. David Lose (ELCA)

The Rev. Dr. David Lose helps us see with fresh eyes and open hearts the power of the passion story where Christ embodies God's radical love for creation.