Please Save Us!

The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Hosanna in the highest heaven!” (Matthew 21:9 NIV)

Since the beginning of time, God has promised to save the people He has created because salvation is who He is. Throughout the Scriptures and in history, we see His hand deliver time and time again. We find the culmination of that promise in the person of God-incarnate: His Son, Jesus, whose own name means “the Lord saves” (see Matthew 1:21). We hear the cry for salvation on that first Palm Sunday as the crowd that went ahead of Jesus and those that followed Him shouted, “Hosanna,” or “Please Save Us!”

Photo by Brady Leavell on Unsplash

There were two groups on that Palm Sunday: the helpless who realized their need for salvation and the self-righteous who didn’t. While the former were expressing their need for a Savior, the latter objected to that cry (see Luke 19:37-40). Which one are you? Victory comes to those who recognize their need for a Savior. After all, the battle belongs to Him (2 Chronicles 20:15). All we have to do is stand firm and watch Him deliver us (Exodus 14:13). “Salvation belongs to the Lord,” so let Him save you today (Psalm 3:8, Psalm 62:1).

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: