Palm Sunday - Easter 5 Minute Family Devotional

by Melanie Rainer on April 06, 2017

Welcome to the JellyTelly Easter 5 Minute Family Devotional series! Catch up on the whole series here. 

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Read the Bible story here: Matthew 21:1-11

More Questions for Your Family:

If you want to spend more time talking about what you've learned - here are few more questions.


  • Jesus was fulfilling an Old Testament prophecy by riding a colt into Jerusalem. We saw the original prophecy in the verse from Zechariah. What are other Old Testament prophecies that Jesus fulfilled? (Here are a few that you can look up in your Bible: Micah 5:2, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 53:3)


  • The Jewish people thought that Jesus was coming to be their earthly king, that he would overthrow the Romans! But God had a very different plan for Jesus. Sometimes God’s plans don’t make sense to us. Can you share a time you couldn’t figure out what God was doing in your life but then you understood later? (Parents, this is a great time to share with your children about how God has worked in your life. Being open about your faith journey with your kids will help them see what a Christian walk is really like! It’s not always easy, but we can trust that God is always faithful.)


Download a coloring page of Jesus riding into Jerusalem here.




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