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TRIUMPHAL ARRIVAL

At the end of his journey, quite naturally, the destination of Jesus was the Temple in JerusalemMark 11:1-11.

The next several stories prepare the reader for his final days, the so-called ‘Passion Week.’ A full third of the Gospel of Mark concerns the events of that week and culminate in his death and resurrection. All that has preceded his arrival in the city has been moving inexorably forward to his arrest, trial, and execution in Jerusalem.

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