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Meditation – 6th Sunday in Lent Year C
Isaiah 50:4-9a
Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29
Philippians 2:5-11
Luke 19:28-40

When Jesus made arrangements for a colt to be available for him to ride into Jerusalem at the start of his last week on earth, he was planning a demonstration of royal power and dignity that would speak throughout the succeeding centuries (Luke 19:28-34). It remains a mystery that people recognised something in Jesus that they had not seen or responded to before, but the fact remains that as Jesus entered the city, the crowds flocked to greet him, spreading their cloaks, praising God and waving palm branches. They broke spontaneously into words from the Hallel – Psalms 113-118 -that were joyously sung on Jewish holy days (vv 36-38)...

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