The King – the Messiah – the Christ

As foretold by the Prophet to Israel…behold, thy King cometh unto thee

Zechariah 9:9…Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass

Luke 19:38…Saying, Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the Lord: peace in heaven, and glory in the highest

Much to be said in the above verse that Luke recorded about Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem on a donkey. The main point? Luke recognized Jesus as the Messiah and King of Israel. So did a few of the people in Israel!

Traditional Palm Sunday was derived from this event of Jesus entering Jerusalem on a donkey… but the point was, “Christ was the promised Messiah and King of Israel”.  Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem on a donkey was the fulfillment of Zechariah’s prophecy! The earthly King had come! Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the Lord. The Kingdom was offered. The King had come. The King entered the city as promised…but the nation of Israel as a whole rejected their promised Messiah.

Jesus wept over the city and stated according to Luke…

Luke 19: 41-44…when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it, Saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes. For the days shall come upon thee, that thine enemies shall cast a trench about thee, and compass thee round, and keep thee in on every side, And shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee; and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another; because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.

Israel as a whole didn’t recognize the King – the Messiah – the Christ. Israel was backslidden. Israel was not keeping the Torah or obeying the Law of God. Their hearts were unholy and as a whole they were unable to recognize the King – the Messiah – the Christ. They rejected the Christ.

John 1:11…He came unto his own, and his own received him not

The King came but the earthly Kingdom was not restored! The earthly King went to the cross only to become a heavenly King. Thy promised Kingdom will come when the Heavenly King comes a second time. At that visitation He will have all His saints with Him. This writer will be there.

1 Thessalonians 3:13… To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.

About rickroehm

Since 1988 I’ve been writing and doing service for the Lord. It all began in 1987 after a personal walk began with the Lord. This personal walk with the Lord I speak of turned into extensive Bible studies and later evolved into blogging in early 2000. At present I write, author, and publish several different sites on the Internet. My Blogs contain a vast library of Theological writings, teaching videos, and preaching audios that currently go around the globe for the cause of Christ. I write at Christian Blessings on Wordpress, Holy Hubert Lindsey Group on Facebook, Churches on Trial at Google, publish You Tube videos, record sermons at holy.sermon.net, etc. I also pastor a Church called the Upper Room in Williamsburg, Ohio . My secular Blog called Southwestern Ohio Fishing on Wordpress is where I write about experiences with my son and fishing partner Chad where we together enjoy Mother Nature’s beauty mixed with Father God’s creation. At Southwestern Ohio Fishing Blog I also publish favorite recipes for those who enjoy eating and cooking as much as this writer does. Thanks for sharing your time and life with this writer at the Blogs. Here's more access to my ministry and fishing Blog if you'd care to check them out further. Bible Truth Christian Blessings Holy Hubert Group Facebook Churches on Trial Hubert Lindsey YouTube videos The Upper Room Southwestern Ohio Fishing Thanks for stopping by. I appreciate it! God Bless!
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