Contributed by Jon Lipka on Apr 2, 2012
On Palm Sunday, the people hailed Christ's entry into Jerusalem. But they were looking for a king and a prophet, and not also a priestly Christ, leading to dissapointment when Christ suffered and died.
On a spring afternoon, two thousand years ago, Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. “Hosanna!” Amid shouts of praise to God and acclamation of His own dominion, he rode on. “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.” Unswervingly, he proceeded the two miles from