Palm Sunday

Atonement by Blood

The Prophesied Blood Sacrifice It seems to me that one of the most dramatic events in the history of the world took place in the life of Jesus Christ. In Matthew 21, we have the story of how Christ instructed His disciples as to how they should find a donkey and bring that animal to Him. If the keeper of the donkey objected, they were to simply say that the king needs him. They brought the donkey; Christ climbed astride that donkey, [...]

Palm Sunday & The 69th Week of Daniel

By PAUL J. SCHARF, M.Div. Editor in Chief Jesus' Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem was the culmination of events that began specifically in the fall before His death and resurrection. Luke 9:51 records: Now it came to pass, when the time had come for Him to be received up, that He steadfastly set His face to go to Jerusalem (cf. Isa. 50:7). Here now, one week before His resurrection, Jesus entered Jerusalem from the northeast, by way of Jericho (cf. Luke 19:1), making [...]