The holy week of Easter begins with palm Sunday. Palm Sunday has an historical story. The Palm Sunday story holds a plenty of significance in history of Christianity. Palm Sunday was the day when Jesus arrived in the 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 heavens took place. Ascension took place on the day of Easter but the preceding of lifting Jesus to heavens started on this day.On the way to Jerusalem, Jesus rode over a donkey. On his arrival to the 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 tree and laid them across the roadside of Jerusalem to give a grand welcome the king and their savior. Palm tree and its branches therefore has much of 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 the 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 the 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 the death. But this day proved that Jesus is a real king and the savior of the people.
Moreover the holy book Bible also gives the 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 the 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 the Jerusalem.