Symbolism of Palm ~ Bible Journaling Palm Sunday

When Rome ruled much of the known world, palm branches were a symbol of victory and goodness. This was the context and meaning of the triumphal entry described in John 12:12-19. The people were proclaiming Jesus as victor and king. I’m one of those people who has always asked, “Why?” If I read the chapter before, it says Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead after Lazarus was dead four days. No wonder it caused a stir and people were believing in Jesus! Can you imagine? The news spread like wildfire, and without any technology, a crowd quickly gathered when they… Read More