Reflect On These Palm Sunday Scriptures Ahead of the Holiday

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Before any of the other holidays during Holy Week take place, Palm Sunday goes ahead and gets things started for everyone. That's right, before you can even start planning your Easter activities, Easter menu, and those fun egg hunts, you've got a holiday that is all about remembering the day that Jesus arrived in Jerusalem. This year, things start a little early, with Palm Sunday taking place on March 24. So, you'll want to make sure that you also take the time to prepare for a day of commemoration by reading these righteous Palm Sunday scripture verses.

Palm Sunday kind of gives us a reason to put a pause on everything—and ponder why you have your faith and how you want to share it with others. So, take a moment to read through these Palm Sunday scriptures. They'll get you into the spirit of the holiday and remind you what it's all about. Like this one from Psalm 118:24: "This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it." They might even make for a good Easter caption for your family photos or act as a sweet message to send to a friend.

1 Corinthians 15:20

“But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep.”

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Ephesians 2:8

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.”

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Matthew 21:5

“Say to the daughter of Zion, ‘Behold, your king is coming to you, humble, and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.”

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Matthew 20:18

“We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death.”

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Luke 19:38

“Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!”

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John 12:13

“They took branches of palm trees and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”

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Ephesians 6:10

“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.”

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Luke 19:28

“After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem.”

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Mark 10:27

“Jesus looked at them and said, 'With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God.”

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John 11:25

“Jesus said to her, 'I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live.”

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John 3:16-17

“For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.”

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Psalm 118:24

“This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”

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Colossians 3:13

“Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.”

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John 14:6

“Jesus said to him, 'I am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.'”

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1 John 4:19

“We love because he first loved us.”

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Galatians 6:9

“We must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don’t give up.”

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2 Corinthians 5:17

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”

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Philippians 2:8

“And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death— even death on a cross!”

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Luke 24:2-3

“They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.”

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Ephesians 1:20

“He exerted when he raised Christ from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realms.”

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Psalm 35:9

“And my soul shall be joyful in the Lord: it shall rejoice in his salvation.”

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Psalm 31:24

“Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!”

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Mark 10:9

“Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”

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Matthew 21:10-11

“When Jesus entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred and asked, ‘Who is this?’ The crowds answered, ‘This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee.’”

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Zechariah 9:9

“Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.”

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