By Chaplain Mike
“Jesus entered Jerusalem and came into the temple…” (Mark 11:11)
Tomorrow is Palm Sunday, the day we commemorate the Triumphal Entry of Messiah Jesus into Jerusalem. In the Christian Year, this marks the beginning of Holy Week. Much that happened during that week took place in and around the Temple.
In the following video clip, N.T. Wright explains some of the ways that Jesus’ ministry was intentionally designed to counteract “Temple” theology and point to his own work as that which would supercede the “signpost” of the Temple and bring the reality to which it pointed to pass.