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Today the church remembers Jesus arriving at Jerusalem for the last time.
This year we hear Mark’s account, which is, typically, the most pared down: Luke’s Jesus laments over the city, John’s disciples fail to understand, Matthew’s Jesus somehow rides a donkey and a foal.
Mark’s account is unvarnished, not even mentioning the palm leaves or the prophecy in Zechariah, but nonetheless, Jesus arrives and leaves nobody in any doubt that something is about to happen…

This glass is a section of the east window in Soham parish church, Cambridgeshire

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