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The following sermon, preached on April 9th, 2017, Palm Sunday, focuses on God’s self-revelation as centered in Jesus Christ. Through the Spirit of God, God reveals Himself to God’s children. Are you receiving the revelation of Jesus Christ? Do you know that you are a child of God? Do you have that blessed assurance of the Spirit of God witnessing in your heart that you are forgiven, adopted, and set free from slavery to sin, having become a slave to Jesus Christ?
When Jesus entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday the people championed him as the Messiah. But they were wrong about him! They thought—reading the same Old Testament that we read today—that Jesus was a conquering warlord, come to rid the state from foreigners and restore the former, nationalistic glory. Ironically, Jesus would function as the Savior, but not in the way they expected. How can we avoid the same mistake today? Is God revealing God’s true self to you?
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