This week we conclude our Lenten Sermon Series, I Give Up! This series has invited us to be asking ourselves where we need to “wave the white flag” in order to follow Jesus more closely.
During Holy Week, let’s give up allowing pride to govern our lives, in our words and our actions with those God places around us daily. Jesus models for each of us what a life of deep and passionate humility really “looks like.”
As we celebrate Palm/Passion Sunday, we are reminded that Jesus’ ultimate demonstration of putting others before himself was descending from the Mount of Olives into Jerusalem, while being met with both shouts of praise - and those who were wrestling with a pride-driven anger.
Bottom line: this passage implores us to accept Jesus’ attitude as our own…