Blessed Is the King

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These notes accompany the sermon found here.

Luke 9:51 “51 When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem.”

The Colt

  • See 1 Kings 1:33, 44.

The Crowd

  • See John 12:13; Psalm 118:26; Psalm 148:1;
  • “Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord!” See Psalm 118:26.
  • “Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!” See Psalm 148:1.

The King

  • Jesus is presenting himself as King (Messiah) for several reasons – Zechariah 9:9.

    • To fulfill prophecy showing him to be the promised Messiah. Zechariah 9:9.
    • To encourage the disciples . Luke 19:37.
    • To force the hand of the opposition. Luke 19:39-40.  See also Matthew 26:3-5; John 1:29, 7:30, 8:20, 13:1, 17:1; 1 Corinthians 5:7.
  • The rejection of the King is

    • The rejection of peace itself. See Luke 19:38, 19:42, 2:14;
    • The reason for the present struggle between good and evil on earth. See Luke 12:49-53, 19:42, 21:20-24; Romans 11:25-27.

Encouragements

  • What is your place in the crowd? Do you know what is going on?  Do you know who this is?  Will you be in His kingdom when it fully comes?
  • Worship the King!
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