2023-04-02 Our Gentle King

  1. Jesus is at the end of a long walking trip
  2. Jerusalem had 50k residents but was packed far above capacity at Passover
  3. To this point Jesus has been working under-the-radar, mostly.

Zechariah 9 v9, Zechariah 14 v4 - Jesus has been asking for a donkey. The disciples may be connecting the dots with this passage. other messiah figures had done this during the Roman occupation before Jesus, but Jesus was unique - Matthew 9 v3.