07 April: A King Will Save Us

In an age of political instability and two-faced leadership with changeable policies, many were longing for a King who’d save His people and lead with truth and justice …

READ LUKE 19:28-48  Make notes, if you’d like, of what stands out for you. Feel free to use the “Leave a Comment” box below to also write some of your thoughts.


The people were looking for a King, but those in power wanted to kill any usurper. [v47-48]  As it turned out, Jesus’ behaviour seemed to shock them all. In tears, He prophecies the downfall of Jerusalem at the hands of the Romans in AD70. [v41-44]  Instead of a King that would save them, He turned the Temple upside down! [v45] It seemed that nothing had changed in 6-8 centuries because Jesus used both Isaiah’s and Jeremiah’s words against them. [v46]

But Jesus hadn’t come as a political leader of an earthly kingdom.[c] What He wept over is what He’s still concern for us today: “If you, even you, had only known on this day what would bring you peace—but now it is hidden from your eyes.” [v42]

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But what about your thoughts – can you tell me what today’s “breadcrumb” is? Leave a note in the “Comments” box below to tell me what you think of today’s chapter.

Wanting to speak directly with the King of Creation? The rest of this webpage uses Jesus’ own prayer to help…[d]


  1. Praise: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your Name. Your Kingdom come! Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven …”
Before the mountains were born, or You gave birth to the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God! [Psalm 90:2]
  1. Ask: “…Give us today our daily bread…”
  • The World: Pray for God’s Grace on China[e]
  • Your Country: Persecuted Believers
  • Yourself: Your extended family
  • Your concerns for today
Thank-you, Lord, because You’ve made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and by Your outstretched arm, nothing is too difficult for You! You show lovingkindness to thousands, O great and mighty God. The Lord of hosts is Your name! [Jeremiah 32:18-19]
  1. Admit: “…Forgive us our sin as we forgive those who sin against us…”
If I love you, Lord, I’ll keep Your word. Father God will love me, and You’ll come to me and make Your abode with me. But he who does not love You won’t keep Your words. These words which I hear are from Father God. [John 14:23-24]
  1. Protect: “…Lead us not into temptation but delivers us from evil.”
You Lord are a stronghold for the oppressed – stronghold in times of trouble. Those who know Your name will put their trust in You, for You, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek You. [Psalm 10:9-10]

“For Yours Lord is the Kingdom, the Power and the Glory now and forever. Amen!”

When Jesus was questioned, tested, tricked or in His hour of great need, He always spoke things that were previously written in God’s Word.[f] Following these memory verses from ten topics, will help you learn 52 verses from the bible in a year!  THIS WEEK’S MEMORY VERSE: Giving God’s Good News

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies, and everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die. Do you believe this?” [John 11:25-26]

[a] Luke 1:3-4

[b] Zechariah 9:9

[c] John 18:36

[d] Matthew 6:5-15

[e] http://www.operationworld.org/country/chna/owtext.html

[f] Matthew 4:4,6,7,10; 11:10; 21:13; and 26:24,31

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