B114 – Palm Sunday (Mk 11:1-11, Ps 118)

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B114 - Palm Sunday (Mk 11:1-11, Ps 118)
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Rev. Carolyn Francis, Pastor at Collins Street Baptist Church, joins us to unpack preaching on Palm Sunday. We explore the Markan emphasis in this well-known story of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem where he is lauded as king in the Davidic line. Jesus’ kingship will ultimately subvert worldly notions of kingship, rejecting military might and power…

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A120 – Palm Sunday: Matthew 21:1-11 and Philippians 2

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A120 – Palm Sunday: Matthew 21:1-11 and Philippians 2
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Fran and Robyn discuss the scandalous way kingship is radically subverted in both Matthew 21 and Philippians 2:5-11, unpacking both the historical context and the theological presentation of Christ in these texts. Robyn points out the apocalyptic elements in Matthew’s version of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem and his use of Zechariah. Fran wonders what Jesus…

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