Sunday Service Sneak Peek for March 29, 2015 – John 12:15

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Sunday Service Sneak Peek for March 29, 2015 – John 12:15

This Sunday we commemorate the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.  It is a day of mixed emotions as Jesus is cheered by the people even as He is going to Jerusalem to be crucified.  What happened that day is a reminder that God keeps His promises in all things!  Learn more about the book of John 12:15 NIV this Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Victory Lutheran Church.

 

Victory Vitamin Blog – Zechariah 9:9

“Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion!  Shout, Daughter of Jerusalem!  See, your king comes to you, righteous and having salvation, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.”

– Zechariah 9:9 

What a strange thing to do.  I can think of far cooler ways to make an entrance, but this wasn’t about appearances.  This was about fulfilling prophecy!  God had promised through the prophet Zechariah (9:9) that one bringing salvation would ride on a donkey.  So that’s what Jesus did.  On Palm Sunday he rode on a donkey.  God promised it and Jesus fulfilled it.  It may seem like a detail, but if God is faithful in keeping promises like this one, we can be assured that He will keep His much bigger promises to us.  He promises to work for good in all things, (Romans 8:28) and He keeps that promise.  He promises to forgive our sins and remember them no more, (Jeremiah 31:34) and He keeps that promise.  He promises that His grace is enough to see us through any earthly hardship, (2 Corinthians 12:9) and He keeps that promise.  Best of all, God promises that whoever believes in Jesus will be saved, (John 3:16) and He keeps that promise.  This coming week is Holy Week and we’ll review the events of the week leading up to the death and resurrection of Jesus.  If you’re nearby, please consider worshiping at Victory this Holy Week to rejoice in the promises God keeps to you!  Wherever you are, find a church where you can hear what Jesus has done for you and rejoice in the promises God keeps to you!  Christ has died, Christ is risen and because God has been faithful in keeping those promises, we can be certain that one final promise will also be kept.  Christ will come again.