Palm Sunday 2019: History, Bible References, Wishes, Messages And More

Palm Sunday 2019: History, Bible References, Wishes, Messages And More

               Palm Sunday 2019 History, Bible References, Wishes, Messages: Christian churches all around the world celebrate the rebirth of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday. A lot of questions arise about the palm being crafted as a cross and waved around the cross. Palm Sunday is a moveable feast of Christians that is celebrated on Sunday that falls before the Easter. This day is celebrated to remember the day when Jesus victoriously entered in Jerusalem. On that day when he entered the city, the crowed waved palms for him.

Some of the Christian churches on this day recreate the parade and the others join palms or further branches in the mass or service. This year, Palm Sunday is going to be celebrated well ahead than usual for the reason for the Easter falls later.

Palm Sunday History

The date of the first observation of Palm Sunday is not certain. A full description of a palm ceremonial celebration was documented as early as the 4th century in Jerusalem. The ceremonial was not hosted into the West until much later in the 9th century.

Palm Sunday Bible References

The biblical description of Palm Sunday can be found in all four Gospels: Matthew 21:1-11; Mark 11:1-11; Luke 19:28-44; and John 12:12-19.

Some of the Bible Scriptures to Read Out Loud During Holy Week:

John 12:12-13

The next day the large crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, crying out, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel!”

John 12:12-19

Jesus Comes to Jerusalem as King

12 The next day the great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. 13 They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna! ” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”“Blessed is the king of Israel!” 14 Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it, as it is written: 15 “Do not be afraid, Daughter Zion; see, your king is coming, seated on a donkey’s colt.”

John 3:16-17

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.

Luke 19:37

As he was drawing near — already on the way down the Mount of Olives — the whole multitude of his disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen.

Acts 2:38

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.”

When Is Palm Sunday This Year?

Easter is falling on 21 April 2019 this year and the Good Friday will be three days before the Easter celebration that is on 19 April 2019. So, consequently, this year Palm Sunday is going to be observed on 14 April 2019.

Wishes, Messages, Greetings on Palm Sunday 2019

“Today, many years ago, He rode a donkey not a horse. Peace is still the way He travels. Happy Palm Sunday 2019”

“Sun arises when moon sets,

Moon arise when sun sets,

When Saturday goes,

Sunday comes up,

Spend your Sunday with your,

Family & not in the office.

Happy Palm Sunday 2019”

“Life is full of

Ups and downs.

Glorify God during

The ups and fully trust

In Him during the downs.

Happy Palm Sunday 2019”

“May the spirit of

This holy occasion,

The warmth of the season

Make your heart bloom

With joy & happiness,

Have a blessed Palm Sunday.”

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