“What’s Everybody talking about?
April 5, 2020
Zechariah 9:9 (NLT); Rejoice, O people of Zion! Shout in triumph, O people of Jerusalem! Look, your king is coming to you. He is righteous and victorious, yet He is humble, riding on a donkey- riding on a donkey’s colt.
Zechariah 9:10 (NLT); I will remove the battle chariots from Israel and the warhorses from Jerusalem. I will destroy all the weapons used in battle, and your king will bring peace to the nations. His realm will stretch from sea to sea and from the Euphrates River to the ends of the Earth.
What was Everybody Talking About?
- Deliverance – from Babylonian captivity. 2. The Promised Messiah
Matthew 21:4-5 (NLT); This took place to fulfill the prophecy that said, “Tell the people of Israel, ‘Look, your King is coming to you. He is humble, riding on a donkey- riding on a donkey’s colt.’ “
Matthew 21:6-9 (NLT); The two disciples did as Jesus commanded. They brought the donkey and the colt to Him and threw their garments over the colt, and He sat on it. Most of the crowd spread their garments on the road ahead of Him, and others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road.
Jesus was in the center of the procession, and the people all around Him were shouting, “Praise God for the Son of David! Blessings on the One who comes in the name of the Lord! Praise God in highest Heaven!”
What was everybody talking about then?
- Miracles 2. Deliverance from the Romans
3. Messiah… except for some of them
What is everybody talking about right now?
- Isolation 2. Deliverance from Covid 19
What Jesus was talking about then and now?
- Redemption’s Story 2. Deliverance from sin and Eternal Life
- Relationship with Him
End of Part 1 – Continued Good Friday April 10th at 10:00 am