Those who went ahead and those who followed shouted, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David! Hosanna in the highest heaven!” - Mark 11:9-10 (NIV)

I learned as a child that Jesus’ humble entry into Jerusalem on a donkey fulfilled Zechariah’s prophecy (see Zech. 9:9). As a young adult, I discovered that he was also following in the footsteps of King David’s son Solomon. The crowd hailed Jesus as the Son of David and the...

Today's Prayer
Dear Jesus, thank you for coming into the world to proclaim God’s love for all people and nations. Help us to embody your love. Amen.
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Today's Reading
1 Kings 1:32-40

Thought for the Day

I will honor the Prince of Peace by loving someone who is unlike me today.

Prayer Focus

Those who are oppressed

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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