CNS| Allen West: Greetings, everyone, as we begin Holy Week for those of the Judeo-Christian faith heritage. It is the foundation of our faith, which is why it is revered and critical for spiritual strength.
It began yesterday, Palm Sunday, when we remembered Jesus Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem. The interesting point to consider is that there were those who believed that Jesus was entering Jerusalem as a conquering earthly king. They truly did not comprehend the real intent of His mission.
Since the fall of man — going back to the Garden of Eden, which was God’s perfect will for mankind — sin, strife, wars, pestilence, and death entered the world. From that moment, God sought to provide a means by which there could be reconciliation to His grace. more here