The King Brings Salvation: A Palm Sunday Sermon (Zechariah 9:9–13)

A Palm Sunday sermon on Zechariah 9:9–13. Topics include:

  • The triumphal entry
  • Palm Sunday
  • Passover
  • Exile and exodus
  • Blood of the covenant
  • The kingdom of God
  • Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, Easter Sunday
  • The descent to the dead
  • The conquering of death and Hades
  • The unending kingdom
  • Peace

The sermon manuscript and citations are available upon request. The date of Palm Sunday is from Kostenberger and Taylor, The Final Days of Jesus. The description of the imperial procession is from Borg and Crossan, The Last Week. For a defense of descent typology in Zechariah 9, see Renihan, Crux, Mors, Inferi.

Johnathan Arnold
Johnathan Arnold is a husband, father, and aspiring pastor-theologian, as well as the founder and president of holyjoys.org. You can connect with him on Twitter @jsarnold7.