Podcast Episode 12

Here is Megan and Dave’s twelfth episode of the Everything Jesus Taught Podcast!

In this 20 minute long podcast episode, they talk about Holy Week and Easter. But they also chat about:

  • Peeps
  • Cadbury Eggs
  • The powerlessness of the Cross

Listen, comment, subscribe, share, and ask questions for them to answer on the next episode!

Palm Sunday

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Do you ever wish for someone to come and just make everything better?

Well, if you are familiar with that feeling today, multiply it by a million and you will be close to how the Jewish people in Jesus’ day felt. Israel’s history was one of being conquered by one empire, then another. One empire carted them away from their homeland. The next one brought them back, but still ruled them. They ruled themselves as an independent kingdom for around 100 years, only to be conquered by the Romans, who didn’t so much conquer the nation themselves, but backed and bank-rolled a usurper, who was then loyal to Rome, and whose family held on to power by using foreign soldiers in the city of Jerusalm.

You can imagine that this all took a toll on the people of Israel. Not only because of the spiritual damage it did to their pride and patriotism. But also because of the heavy taxes they paid because of it.

Not to mention that every Sabbath they would read in their scriptures that the land was theirs, and that God had destroyed Israel’s enemies before.

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