A Blessed Holy Week to You.

I hope you'll enjoy this painting (fresco, actually) as much as I do. Christ's Entry into Jerusalem
Jean-Hippolyte Flandrin 1842-1848. Current Location: Church of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris


Matthew 21:5
Tell ye the daughter of Sion: Behold thy king cometh to thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of her that is used to the yoke. 



The Triumphal Entry
(Zechariah 9:9-13; Matthew 21:1-11; Mark 11:1-11; John 12:12-19)

28And having said these things, he went before, going up to Jerusalem.

29And it came to pass, when he was come nigh to Bethphage and Bethania, unto the mount called Olivet, he sent two of his disciples, 30Saying: Go into the town which is over against you, at your entering into which you shall find the colt of an ass tied, on which no man ever hath sitten: loose him, and bring him hither. 31And if any man shall ask you: Why do you loose him? you shall say thus unto him: Because the Lord hath need of his service. 32And they that were sent, went their way, and found the colt standing, as he had said unto them. 33And as they were loosing the colt, the owners thereof said to them: Why loose you the colt? 34But they said: Because the Lord hath need of him. 35And they brought him to Jesus. And casting their garments on the colt, they set Jesus thereon. 36And as he went, they spread their clothes underneath in the way. 37And when he was now coming near the descent of mount Olivet, the whole multitude of his disciples began with joy to praise God with a loud voice, for all the mighty works they had seen,

38Saying: Blessed be the king who cometh in the name of the Lord, peace in heaven, and glory on high!

39And some of the Pharisees, from amongst the multitude, said to him: Master, rebuke thy disciples. 40To whom he said: I say to you, that if these shall hold their peace, the stones will cry out.

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