Today, Christians around the world are celebrating Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem (which we usually call “Palm Sunday,” because the crowd welcomed Him by spreading palm branches in His path). Those who greeted Him were convinced He was the Messiah (or “anointed one”), sent by God to establish His Kingdom on earth.
Why did the crowds turn against Jesus so quickly? One week they welcomed Him, and the next week they demanded He be crucified.
Billy Graham addressed this important question numerous times in his My Answer column.
“No events in human history were more important than Jesus’ death and resurrection, and yet many people (even Christians) never take time to study them.