Grace to You

It is a privilege, great privilege never to be taken for granted to hear the Word of the Lord. And we will do that together this morning. Open your Bible to Luke 19 and we will look at the last section in this nineteenth chapter, Luke 19 verses 45 through 48.

As we approach this text, we need only briefly to be reminded that our Lord Jesus Christ has begun the final week of His earthly life. On Friday, He will die. This is Tuesday, the day after His humble coronation, the day after His entry into Jerusalem. You remember it well, I'm sure, if you've been with us the last couple of weeks, it was Monday that He entered into the city to the cries of Hosanna. On that Monday He presented Himself to Israel as the true King. And the people cried that He was the one coming in the name of the Lord, the Son of David, the heir to the throne, the Messiah, the Anointed One. The procession of that Monday involved tens of thousands of people, some would estimate over two hundred thousand possibly, as He came down the western slope of the Mount of Olives, having ascended to it from the city of Jericho and came to the city of Jerusalem through the eastern gate. It was a celebration the likes of which had never been held in Jerusalem for a long, long time....

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John MacArthur is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, as well as an author, conference speaker, president of The Master’s College and Seminary, and featured teacher with the Grace to You media ministry...

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