''...Blessed is the kingdom of our father David that is coming ...''
The declaration above was made by the crowd during the
The declaration ''Blessed is the kingdom of our father David that is coming'' was made by the crowd during the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. This was a momentous occasion when Jesus rode on a donkey into the city, and the people welcomed him by laying their cloaks and palm branches on the ground before him, shouting "Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!" The people were acknowledging Jesus as the long-awaited Messiah who would establish the promised kingdom of David.