April 9, 2017

The coming of Jesus was received by many with so many different “interpretations.” The common understanding was that God’s people, during the time of Jesus, will be freed from the overwhelming political power and oppression exercised by the Romans. The Jews had not given up hope. The ancient prophecies said a Saviour would come—that a king would someday ride into Jerusalem to deliver God’s people from the evil of the ungodly.