They were crying out Hosanna! Which was a plea for salvation. Literally, hosanna means “I beg you to save!” or “please deliver us!” It was a cry for salvation and a recognition that Jesus is able to save. They were looking for a physical king. They were yearning and hoping for someone to change their oppressed condition.
Today begins 2016 which is also 5776 on the Jewish calendar......which began on September 13th. I have always loved New Years Day... it's like a fresh start. Anything is possible. Today we took down all of our Christmas decorations... giving even our house a clean, fresh start. As I take the time to reflect on [...]
John 1:14 "....We have seen His glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth." Jesus came full of grace and truth. Full of is "pleres" in Greek which means abounding in and completely occupied with. Grace is "charis" which means bowing down favorably toward [...]