"He is not here; He has risen, just as He said!"
The crowds that went ahead of Him and those that followed were shouting: “Hosanna to the Son of David!” “Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Hosanna in the highest!” When Jesus had entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred and asked, “Who is this?” The crowds replied, “This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee.” (Matthew 21:9-11)
And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to death— even death on a cross. (Phil 2:8)
It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness came over all the land until the ninth hour. The sun was darkened, l and the veil of the temple was torn down the middle. Then Jesus called out in a loud voice, “Father, into Your hands I commit My Spirit.” And when He had said this, He breathed His last. (Luke 23:44-46; BSB)
He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David, and He will reign over the house of Jacob forever. His kingdom will never end!” (Luke 1:32-33; BSB)
Nothing in my hand I bring, Simply to Thy cross I cling.
Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for Him; do not fret when men prosper in their ways, when they carry out wicked schemes. (Psalm 37:7, BSB)
Come to Me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. (Matthew 11:28, BSB)
Therefore I urge you, brothers, on account of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. (Romans 12:1, BSB)
He grew up before Him like a tender shoot, and like a root out of dry ground. He had no stately form or majesty to attract us, no beauty that we should desire Him. (Isaiah 53:2, BSB)