A Psalm of Praise

Apr 14, 2019
Hallelujah, What A Savior
Psam 118:19-29
Pastor Kirk Thorson


Today we observe and celebrate Palm Sunday as we head into holy week. Our Hallelujah What a Savior series continues with a look at Psalm 118. Press the play button above to listen to the message and view the sermon preview notes below.

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As Jesus came into Jerusalem on the Sunday before Passover the crowds went before Him shouting "Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord" (Matthew 21:9). The crowds were shouting and singing Psalm 118, which is one of the Passover hymns.

As the crowds shouted "Hosanna" which means save us now, it is unlikely that they understood the full significance of those words. The crowd and even the disciples did not grasp the true nature of the kingdom of God or what events would occur in the days to come. In Psalm 118 God points us to the Messiah and the fulfillment of these prophecies in Holy Week.

Serving Christ alongside you,
Pastor Kirk Thorson

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