The sentiment behind Palm Sunday is one of a complex nature. Perhaps this is why it wasn’t mentioned in church today. It is easier to preach on Easter when the feelings are natural and straight forward as opposed to a feast that commemorates Jesus Triumphal entry, all the while knowing that this false celebration would turn to scoffing and ridicule.
Despite the climax that we know will follow in just 5 days time Palm Sunday is traditionally a time when the church, especially children mark Jesus as the Prince of Peace. In Matthew, it is described like this:
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