Palm Sunday--A Retrospective of Jesus' Ministry

Mar 29, 2015
Pastor Wayne C Eichstadt
Topic(s): Palm Sunday
Hymns: 161;725; 162(1-3,5); LSB 341(1-3,5) [alt. TLH 73]
Pre-Service Prayer:

Lord Jesus, as I begin my Holy Week meditations today and remember how You entered Jerusalem to lay down Your life, help me to truly rid my mind and heart of distractions and to fully focus on You and Your Word. Step-by-step this week let me stand in awe of Your great love, genuinely understand the depth of my sin and sorrow over it, but also live in peace and Easter joy. Amen.

Pre-Service Devotion: 

Psalm 118

First Reading: 

Zechariah 9:9-10

Zechariah’s prophesy of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday

Second Reading: 

Matthew 21:1-11

Matthew’s account of the Palm Sunday events