The holy week of Easter begins with palm Sunday. Palm Sunday has a historical story. The Palm Sunday story holds plenty of significance in the history of Christianity. Palm Sunday was the day when Jesus arrived in Jerusalem.
The arrival of the prophet to Jerusalem is considered as a very important event. This is because from this day the process of ascension of the great Jesus to the heavens took place. Ascension took place on the day of Easter but the preceding of lifting Jesus to the heavens started on this day. On the way to Jerusalem, Jesus rode over a donkey. On his arrival in Jerusalem, He was welcomed magnificently by a large amount of crowd. Hundreds of people gathered to welcome their king and the savior.
Moreover, people cut the branches of palm trees and laid them across the roadside of Jerusalem to give a grand welcome to the king and their savior. Palm tree and its branches, therefore, has much importance regarding this particular day. That’s the reason that made palm Sunday story history so fascinating and respectful.
Some people also spread their cloaks across the road. People welcomed their king wholeheartedly with great joy and respect. People gathered there chanted in the praise of their king and savior. Their chants were: these chants were all around Jerusalem on the particular day of history “Palm Sunday.”
“Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest heaven!”
Palm Sunday is the day that begins the holy week of happy Easter. Moreover, In contrast to this, there are some contradictions regarding the ride of the prophet. In some places, it is said that Jesus rode a horse on the way to Jerusalem.
In addition to this, before this day people considered Jesus as an ordinary magician. A magician, who can revive the dead people after death. But this day proved that Jesus is a real king and the savior of the people.
Moreover, the holy book Bible also gives confirmation about the day:
“Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he [is] just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass”
Also Palm Sunday revealed the real status of the prophet to the people of Jerusalem and the world. This is the reason and cause because of which palm Sunday story history looks so captivating. Also, people celebrate Palm Sunday with eternal love and respect. On this day people still celebrate the entrance of the king and their savior to Jerusalem.