Holy Week: The Final Lessons
When he entered Jerusalem, the whole city was in turmoil, asking, “Who is this?” - Matthew 21:10
Our last steps on the Lenten journey begin with this solemn arrival of Jesus in Jerusalem, as He comes on the royal animal of peace, as He accepts the shouted tribute of the crowds, as He comes into this city where His ancestors have worshipped for a thousand years. But even as the crowds herald Him, this question rises above the excitement, “Who is this?” Have we a personal answer to offer?
What have we learned during these weeks that we might share with a stranger to Jerusalem on this first Palm Sunday?