“The crowds that went ahead of him and that followed were shouting, ‘Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the the Lord! Hosanna in the highest heaven!'” (Matthew 21:9, NRSV)

A parade.

Children shouting, “Hosanna!”

Palm branches waving in the air.

Coats scattered across the road.

A baby donkey and a humble carpenter.

Wait! A baby donkey? And a humble carpenter?

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