Saturday, March 31, 2012

The Holy City


And when he had thus spoken, he went
before, ascending up to Jerusalem.

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And it came to pass, when he was come nigh to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount called the mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, saying, Go ye into the village over against you; in the which at your entering ye shall find a colt tied, whereon yet never man sat: loose him, and bring him hither.

And if any man ask you, Why do ye loose him? thus shall ye say unto him, Because the Lord hath need of him.

And they that were sent went their way, and found even as he had said unto them.

And as they were loosing the colt, the owners thereof said unto them, Why loose ye the colt? And they said, The Lord hath need of him.

And they brought him to Jesus: and they cast their garments upon the colt, and they set Jesus thereon.

And as he went, they spread their clothes in the way.

And when he was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen;

Saying, Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the Lord: peace in heaven, and glory in the highest.

And some of the Pharisees from among the multitude said unto him, Master, rebuke thy disciples.

And he answered and said unto them, I tell you that, if these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out.

And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it.

Luke 19:28-41

4 comments:

Glenda said...

Beautiful song!

The last verse in that timely passage shows His great compassion. I think He may weep as He looks on our world today. I'm so thankful He rode on into the city, died on the Cross . . . and arose in victory!

nancygrayce said...

So beautiful! And so honoring to our Lord!

Churaipon said...

Thank you so much for this post. The songs comforted my unrest heart. They are also great reminders that our Lord Jesus was raised, and no power could hold Him. He is indeed the MOST High God. I am most grateful to wake up to this truth. Thank you from Thailand!

Tonja said...

such beautiful words and such a meaningful beginning to this time of year. The agony of his death and the glory of his appearing...nothing can ever come near this most special time of meaning for us as Christians.