Sermon = Are we where
Text = Mark 11
Sunday = Palm Sunday (B)
- *** What day is today?
- Today we emphasize Palm Sunday
- Remember / experience / reflect upon the last Sunday
- First day of that week
- When finally Jesus arrives at Jerusalem
- Take a moment to recognize what happens
- The way gospel of Mark describes
- Begins final act
- Moment of crisis toward which gospel of Mark has been taking us
- First half = Galilee… who is this Jesus?
- Answer = Messiah / son of the living God
- And do we understand?
- Now on the way to Jerusalem… what kind of messiah?
- Jesus consistently predicts he will be rejected + arrested + killed
- And rise again
- *** Finally Jesus + followers come to Jerusalem
- In gospel of Mark Jesus comes as a pilgrim
- With tens of thousands of others
- *** Once in a lifetime pilgrimage to…
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