Entries from March 1, 2010 - April 1, 2010
Two days prior to the events of this day, the carpenter and his followers were at a party given in his honor by the sisters of the man he was rumored to have raised from the dead.
On the First day of that week, the authorities worst fears were played out before their eyes. The carpenter came riding into Jerusalem on a donkey. He was mocking the words of the prophet:
Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion!
Shout, Daughter of Jerusalem!
See, your king comes to you,
righteous and having salvation,
gentle and riding on a donkey,
on a colt, the foal of a donkey. Zech 9:9
And the people were cheering for Him. If this carpenter starts a rebellion against Rome now, this week, thousands may die. Rome will replace the leadership with those better able to keep the peace.
But he was popular with the crowds. If the authorities tried to arrest him in public, there would be a riot and the Roman authorities would crush it and replace the leadership with those better able to keep the peace.
Some say in the midst of all the commotion, he was seen weeping for the City....