Lent: In His Steps – Steps of Salvation

Luke 19:28-44


Jesus finishes the long journey to Jerusalem.  He reaches it on an important day, lamb selection day before the passover memorial of God’s deliverance of Israel from Egypt.  He also arrives riding on a Donkey, fulfilling the messianic expectation from Zechariah.   The people have a unique choice to make.  Will they see Jesus as the lamb of God come to be sacrificed for their salvation, or will he be the conqueror who will throw off the burden of Rome from Israel.  He has only come to do one. Will the people miss the most important aspect of walking in his steps?  Will we?

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