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Why did Jesus ride into Jerusalem on a donkey?
Jesus rode on a donkey, even a young donkey, because donkeys are humble creatures. They are neither proud nor extravagant, but simply humble. Jesus, the King of Kings, chose to demonstrate His humility by riding on a humble beast.

Read the chapter on Jesus` triumphal entry into Jerusalem on a donkey here in Matthew 21:1-11.

Also here in Luke 19:28-40.

By entering Jerusalem on a donkey, Jesus was fulfilling prophecy found in Old Testament Scripture.

Read more here.

Jesus` riding on a donkey lines up with what we read in the epistle of Philippians chapter 2 - that Jesus, although equal to God, chose to empty Himself of His human rights in humility to identify with weak humanity.



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Symbolism: Mary rode into Bethlehem carrying Jesus in her womb, on a donkey, to begin Jesus' life; Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey to end his life. The sacrifice of Petter Chamore is where a donkey is scheduled to die for the sins of stubborn people, UNLESS a lamb is found to save the donkey and the people it represents. So, THE Lamb riding on a donkey provided a picture of Jesus' sacrifice for Jews and Gentiles, alike. To paint a prophetic picture for His own people so they could I.D. Him



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