Passion for God, Compassion for People

Triumph and Tears

What we worship and what we weep over influences the attitudes and actions of our life

The triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem inspires the people to worship and celebrate Jesus as the Messiah and king. The religious leaders are unhappy with this demonstration of worship towards Jesus and tell Jesus to tell the crowd to stop. Jesus responds with a powerful declaration – if the people were silent, the stones would cry out since the Messiah is worthy of worship and nothing can prevent it.

We also see that Jesus is moved to tears over the spiritual blindness and eventual destruction that is coming to the city of Jerusalem. He weeps for the spiritually lost.

What we worship and what we weep over frames the discussion for this weeks study.

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