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Palm Sunday
(Liturgy of the Passion)

Isaiah 50.4–9a
Philippians 2.5–11
Luke 22.14—23.56

Isaiah 50 strikes a jarring note in the Palm Sunday celebrations. Which is just as well: we know the end of the story, the fickleness of the crowd, the turning of cheers to jeers. The only Hosannas that count are those that come afterwards, anticipating the day when every knee shall bow. Much as I enjoy Palm Sunday, I can’t help remembering that, when he was riding the donkey, Jesus was in tears...

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