A King’s (Palm Sunday) Speech
When our Lord Jesus rode into Jerusalem on that first Palm Sunday (see John 12:12–33), there was already a plot against his life and a price on his head.
From that day on, the Jews made plans to put him to death. . . . The chief priests and the Pharisees had given orders that if anyone knew where Jesus was, he should let them know so that they might arrest him.
(John 11:53, 57)
We need to understand fundamentally, as we approach such a well-known passage as this, that Jesus rides into ...