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Today is Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week, which concludes on Easter Sunday. On this day, Christians celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, the week before his death and resurrection.

The Bible reveals that when Jesus entered Jerusalem on top of a donkey, people cut branches from palm trees, laid them across Jesus’ path and waved them in the air. They greeted Him and shouted “Hosanna” meant “save now.” Immediately following this great time of celebration, He begins His journey to the cross.

What does the donkey symbolize? How about the palm?

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