He still rides a donkey and not yet a white war-horse with a rod of iron.

In today’s passage from Matthew 21, we read about Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem, which was a fulfillment of prophecy. ‘Behold, your king is coming to you, humble, and mounted on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.’” The disciples went and did as Jesus had directed them. They brought the … More He still rides a donkey and not yet a white war-horse with a rod of iron.

King of kings

At this time of year, we celebrate the birth of our Savior and sing of the “newborn King”  and J. C. Ryle, as quoted at Grace Gems, connects Jesus’ kingly birth with his kingly death: how our Lord was crucified as a KING. The title placed over our Lord’s head made this plain and unmistakable. … More King of kings

He rules the mightiest realm as absolute arbiter of destiny, sole monarch of all lands

Clap your hands, all peoples! Shout to God with loud songs of joy! For the Lord, the Most High, is to be feared, a great king over all the earth. Psalm 47:1-2 C. H. Spurgeon in “The Treasury of David:” Our God is no local deity, no petty ruler of a tribe; in infinite majesty he … More He rules the mightiest realm as absolute arbiter of destiny, sole monarch of all lands

Checkmate!

From the ESV Study Bible: 2 Chron. 18:28–34 Ahab is enticed into battle, as the spirit had promised (v. 20). His decision to disguise himself, while rather cynically directing Jehoshaphat to wear his royal robes, indicates his dominant role in the alliance and perhaps also represents a contrived attempt to evade Micaiah’s word of doom. But events turn out … More Checkmate!

Spurgeon: Our God is no local deity, no petty ruler of a tribe

Clap your hands, all peoples! Shout to God with loud songs of joy! For the Lord, the Most High, is to be feared, a great king over all the earth. Psalm 47:1-2 C. H. Spurgeon in “The Treasury of David:” Our God is no local deity, no petty ruler of a tribe; in infinite majesty he … More Spurgeon: Our God is no local deity, no petty ruler of a tribe

Piper: He still rides a donkey and not yet a white war-horse with a rod of iron.

In today’s passage from Matthew 21, we read about Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem, which was a fulfillment of prophecy. ‘Behold, your king is coming to you, humble, and mounted on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.’” The disciples went and did as Jesus had directed them. They brought … More Piper: He still rides a donkey and not yet a white war-horse with a rod of iron.