Palm Sunday: What is that all about?

Have you ever wondered what Palm Sunday is all about? Here is a simple explanation of what happened and as importantly, why it happened.

Honest about my faith

Palm Sunday is a time when we remember that Jesus rode into Jerusalem and that the crowd went wild, laying palm leaves and their coats on the floor.

Have you ever wondered what was going on and what it was all about?

As Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey, why did the crowd go wild?

one direction crowdThis week Zayn Malik left 1D (One Direction). I haven’t followed the story, but the word stress has been used a lot in the media coverage. As you look at this picture of 1D, you can see the enthusiasm that their fans have for them. 1D arrive and the crowd goes wild. The crowd sees their talent (okay, so talent is in the eye (or the ear) of the beholder). Basically, the crowd sees something they admire and they go wild.

The crowd 2000 years ago saw something in Jesus and they began to cheer. In one…

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About honestaboutmyfaith

Hi, my name is Graeme and I’m married to a very patient wife. We have 4 children, 2 rabbits, a terrapin (and not a lot of peace and quiet!). I’m a Baptist Minister who is especially interested in making Church accessible to people who have no church background and also in how we disciple people in order to equip them to live out their faith in the 21st Century. I am also a member of the Eastern Baptist Association's Council with responsibility for Mission Strategy.
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