Summary: To show that we are the colt that are already set free by JESUS.
Are you free?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that we are the colt that are already set free by JESUS.
Mark 11:4 (Amplified Bible)
11:4 So they went away and found a colt tied at the door out in the [winding] open street, and they loosed it.
JESUS already sets us free to serve Him.
They loosed it
Study of Mark 11
A. Author: Mark, son of Mary of Jerusalem; referred to as John Mark
B. Date written: 58 B.C.
C. Purpose: To present JESUS of Nazareth as GOD's Suffering Servant, the Redeemer of the world
D. To whom written: Roman or Gentile Christians
E. Main Theme: CHRIST is the tireless servant of GOD and humanity.
F. Key word: Immediately
G. Key verse: Mark 10:45
Mark 10:45 (Amplified Bible)
10:45 For even the Son of Man came not to have service rendered to Him, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for (instead of) many.
VIII. MAIN BODY:
This is prior the Triumphal Entry of the LORD JESUS CHRIST and this Triumphal Entry was prophesied by Zechariah.
Zechariah 9:9 (Amplified Bible)
9:9 Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O Daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King comes to you; He is [uncompromisingly] just and having salvation [triumphant and victorious], patient, meek, lowly, and riding on a donkey, upon a colt, the foal of a donkey.
A. They went and found
"So they went away and found"
Catching great number of fish before resurrection of JESUS:
Luke 5:4 (Amplified Bible)
5:4 When He had stopped speaking, He said to Simon (Peter), Put out into the deep [water], and lower your nets for a haul.
When they did exactly what JESUS have instructed the results are:
Luke 5:6 (Amplified Bible)
5:6 And when they had done this, they caught a great number of fish; and as their nets were [at the point of] breaking,
Big catch again after resurrection:
John 21:6 (Amplified Bible)
21:6 And He said to them, Cast the net on the right side of the boat and you will find [some]. So they cast the net, and now they were not able to haul it in for such a big catch (mass, quantity) of fish [was in it].
By faith we follow and quickly obey JESUS's Instructions to us:
Hebrews 11:8 (Amplified Bible)
11:8 [Urged on] by faith Abraham, when he was called, obeyed and went forth to a place which he was destined to receive as an inheritance; and he went, although he did not know or trouble his mind about where he was to go.
Mary, the mother of JESUS, finally figured it out.
John 2:5 (Amplified Bible)
2:5 His mother said to the servants, Whatever He says to you, do it.
B. Colt tied at the doorway
"a colt tied at the door out in the [winding] open street,"
It was already prepared by the owners. Usually animals in Jerusalem are inside.
Luke 11:7 (Amplified Bible)
11:7 And he from within will answer, Do not disturb me; the door is now closed, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot get up and supply you [with anything]?
Matthew 21:6-7 (Amplified Bible)
21:6 Then the disciples went and did as Jesus had directed them.
21:7 They brought the donkey and the colt and laid their coats upon them, and He seated Himself on them [the clothing].