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Reflection and Prayer (Palm Sunday)


Matthew 21:8-11 Imagine thinking someone was so important they deserved to have your coat lay in front of them. Not your old coat, but the coat you wear every day. The symbolism of cloaks and branches is powerful. Jehu was declared king over Israel with the laying of cloaks; in Maccabees the Jewish people celebrated by waving palm branches. This very large crowd put their hopes in this prophet...