Jesus Rides a
Donkey into Jerusalem
Bible Study Lesson; Matthew
study verses about
Easter Jesus rides a
donkey triumphantly into Jerusalem on a day
Christians now refer to as Palm Sunday.
The famous ride was the
beginning of the
crucifixion of Christ
from the Easter Story.
of Easter - Hosanna!
Most of the crowd
spread their coats in the road, and others were
cutting branches from the trees and spreading
them in the road.
The crowds going ahead of
Him, and those who followed, were
Hosanna to the Son
Blessed is He who comes in
the name of the Lord;
Hosanna in the
When He had entered
Jerusalem, all the city was stirred, saying,
Who is this?
And the crowds were
saying, This is the prophet Jesus, from
Nazareth in Galilee. -
Jesus is Treated Like a King
on Palm Sunday
This is the way Jesus rode
into Jerusalem. Christ
was recognized on
this day as a king, the "Son of David".
But, the people were
expecting a totally different chain of events than
what really happened. They thought Jesus had come
to start an uprising against the Romans who had
taken over and were occupying Jerusalem.
Christ had a different idea.
Jesus was to
die in the city.
The donkey symbolizes the
humility of Jesus. Through all his power and glory
he humbled himself when he entered the city to the
cheers of the crowd.
These crowds of people were
shouting "Hosanna!" which means
these same people would cry, "Crucify
We now celebrate this day of
Jesus' famous ride as Palm Sunday which is
held each year the Sunday before Easter.
Jesus will suffer a terrible
death shortly after this ride. But, a bright day is
Love in Christ
If you would like to know how
to receive the love and life-changing experience of
Jesus Christ, please take a moment to
John 3:16 for more
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Verses about Jesus riding the donkey
into Jerusalem and the beginning of the Easter
story are from New American Standard Bible &
New King James Version - Lessons from Life
Application Study Bible: NIV - Passage above
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