FROM THE PULPIT: Jesus works according to God's, not people's, will

Published: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 09:00 AM.

If a king rode into someone else’s territory on a donkey, it symbolized the king was arriving in peace. There was no intention to engage in hostilities.

On that day, Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey, declaring he was arriving in peace, not with the intent to engage in war.

Still, many people expected him to rally everyone and overthrow Rome. Their expectations were high — and incorrect.

Your expectations

What expectations do you have of Jesus that actually don’t measure up to who he is and what he is attempting to do in your life?

Do you find yourself asking questions like:

●Why didn’t he let my team win?

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