2 Chronicles 34-36, Luke 19:28-48
I love how it says the people were “hanging on his every word.” Jesus was unlike any other teacher that the Jews had seen, but we see the Pharisee’s threatened and murderous rage against Him. They hung on to the traditions of man and their position as the “keepers of the law”—so blinded by religion. Let us be like the people who hung on Jesus’ every word: throwing off the cloak of religion and running to Jesus understanding our deepest need for Him!
For some reason the reading today got me thinking about how seen and loved I am by god. Giving myself love or feeling deserving of it is something I struggle with, though I give it to others very easily. I know God, the same god who was over those kings in chronicles, sees and loves me just as I am!
At the triumphal entry, the disciples rejoiced in the Lord, recognizing him as the King, the Messiah who came to fulfill the peace and glory promised of old. This truth that all nature recognizes, is hidden from the eyes of Jerusalem, because of their hatred of truth and love for the things of darkness. Oh Lord, would you clear our own blind and forgetful eyes to regard you as the glorious promised Messiah.
37As he was drawing near—already on the way down the Mount of Olives—the whole multitude of his disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen, -ellie
*Sunday 7th July* –
God is merciful when we turn to him Snd repent he hears us (2 Chronicles 34:26-28)
Luke 19: 28-48 The people hung onto very Word he said and so must I (vs 48).
*MORALE* I must praise God for all the wonderful things he has done; even when I don’t understand it! (Luke 19:Vs38)
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