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Here comes the King!

In Luke’s Gospel, even more than the others if that is really possible, the whole point about Jesus’ demonstrative entry into Jerusalem in the week before his death is that he was making an unmistakable claim to be the God-given King of Israel. This dangerous challenge to the power and legitimacy of the Roman Empire left everyone uncomfortable. What have we done to that first disciples’ brave proclamation with our Palm Sunday rituals? For my comments on the Gospel reading, click here…

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