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Palm Sunday is probably one of my most favorite parts of this holy season. My love for it  is  not because of the ritualistic and traditional side of "Easter", but because of the universal multitudes that are prophesied to truly be servants and worshippers of our king. Prophecy says that they will wave their palms in joyous acclamation of the revelation of Christ's kingship:

Revelation 7: 9 - 10: After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; 10. And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.

Easter is the most important religious holiday for the traditional Christian church. It commemorates the death and glorious resurrection of Yeshua as the basis for the salvation of mankind. But as powerful as this understood meaning and significance is, there was a strong Pagan influence that gave birth to the unusual name of "Easter" and even several of the traditions that are celebrated by many Christians in ignorance.

The English and German names, "Easter" and "Ostern" have been derived from the ancient name for the month of April "Eostremonant" and "Ostaramanoth" respectively. According to the 8th Century Christian monk and respected historian Bede, this month was dedicated t

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