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At His triumphal entry into Jerusalem, Jesus is shown to be our King and Savior.

BibleGateway: Matthew 21:1-16

ESV Text: Matthew 21:1-16

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     1 And when they drew nigh unto Jerusalem, and were come to Bethphage, unto the mount of Olives, then sent Jesus two disciples, 2 Saying unto them, Go into the village over against you, and straightway ye shall find an ass tied, and a colt with her: loose them, and bring them unto me. 3 And if any man say ought unto you, ye shall say, The Lord hath need of them; and straightway he will send them. 4 All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, 5 Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass. 6 And the disciples went, and did as Jesus commanded them, 7 And brought the ass, and the colt, and put on them their clothes, and they set him thereon. 8 And a very great multitude spread their garments in the way; others cut down branches from the trees, and strowed them in the way. 9 And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the son of David: Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord; Hosanna in the highest. 10 And when he was come into Jerusalem, all the city was moved, saying, Who is this? 11 And the multitude said, This is Jesus the prophet of Nazareth of Galilee.

     12 And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves, 13 And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves. 14 And the blind and the lame came to him in the temple; and he healed them. 15 And when the chief priests and scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, and the children crying in the temple, and saying, Hosanna to the son of David; they were sore displeased, 16 And said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them, Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?(KJV)

Hymn: TLH 168:
The Royal Banners Forward Go

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1. The royal banners forward go; 
The cross shines forth in mystic glow 
Where He in flesh, our flesh who made, 
our sentence bore, our ransom paid; 

2. Where deep for us the spear was dyed, 
Life’s torrent rushing from His side. 
To wash us in that precious flood 
Where mingled water flowed and blood. 

3. Fulfilled is all that David told 
In true prophetic song of old; 
Amidst the nations, God, saith he, 
Hath reigned and triumphed from the tree. 

4. O Tree of beauty, Tree of light, 
O Tree with royal purple dight; 
Elect, on whose triumphal breast 
Those holy limbs should find their rest; 

5. On whose dear arms, so widely flung, 
The weight of this world’s ransom hung 
The price of humankind to pay 
And spoil the spoiler of his prey. 

6. O Cross, our one reliance, hail! 
So may thy power with us avail 
To give new virtue to the saint 
And pardon to the penitent. 

7. To Thee, eternal Three in One, 
Let homage meet by all be done 
Whom by the cross Thou dost restore, 
Preserve, and govern evermore.