Christians worldwide celebrate Palm Sunday, commemorating the Triumphal Entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem at the beginning of Holy Week, a week that would end with his death on Good Friday, then followed by Easter Sunday.
For followers of Jesus, this week marks the culmination of a lifetime of sinless obedience to God, and the final five days of
a teaching ministry that even the billions who do not claim the name of Christ must readily acknowledge changed the world forever. But what does the Bible say happened as these final events of Jesus’ life began to unfold? The Old Testament Zechariah had prophesied that Israel’s great king, the messiah, would come mounted “on a colt, the foal of a donkey.” From the Gospel of Luke in the New Testament: MORE