Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem just before Passover is a well-known and sometimes even a celebrated event. Each of the four gospel writers describes this Hosanna moment from their own vantage point. This article is written in a form of a drash – a teaching designed to be applicational in nature. But as a drash it focuses not merely on spiritual lessons, it also seeks to uncover the natural context in the process.
Consider Matthew’s version of what took place in Jerusalem in the days of Yeshua and look deeper, examine the historical, cultural and linguistic context in order to properly reflect on his words.