Palm Sunday Quotes: Palm Sunday begins the Holy Week before Easter Sunday, 2023. This reminds us of the true meaning of Easter. One week before Easter Sunday 2023, this day is Lent’s fourth and final Sunday. Palm Sunday will be celebrated this year on April 10. It also commemorates Jesus’ warm welcome to Jerusalem before his death.
This Easter season is here, so why not make some time to enjoy this inspirational Palm Sunday scripture verses together with your loved ones, children, and neighbors? While it is nice to sing Easter songs, recite poems, or reflect on your childhood Easter prayers, few things are more important than reading from the Bible on a holy day such as Easter.
We have compiled some of the most powerful scripture quotes here, so you can access them whenever you want. These faith-affirming words will keep you motivated, humble, joyful, and inspired no matter where you live or who you are with on Easter Sunday.
What is Palm Sunday?
Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter which starts the Holy Week. We celebrate and remember the day Jesus entered Jerusalem as Savior and King. Jesus rode a donkey to Jerusalem, and a large crowd assembled and laid palm branches along with their cloaks on the roads. This gave Jesus royal honor and respect. Many shouted, “Hosanna! to the Son Of David!” Blessed is he who comes to the name of God! Hosanna from the highest heaven.
Happy Palm Sunday Quotes
“Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he, humble and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.” – Zechariah 9:9
“The next day the large crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, crying out, ‘Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel!'” – John 12:12-13
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.” – John 3:16-17
“In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome.” – 1 John 5:3
“These I will bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer; their burnt offerings and their sacrifices will be accepted on my altar; for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples.” – Isaiah 56:7
“This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Save us, we pray, O Lord! O Lord, we pray, give us success! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! We bless you from the house of the Lord.” – Psalm 118:24-26
“Jesus looked at them and said, ‘With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God.'” – Mark 10:27
“We must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don’t give up.” – Galatians 6:9
“It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.” – 1 Timothy 1:15
“And my soul shall be joyful in the Lord: it shall rejoice in his salvation.” – Psalm 35:9
“As he was drawing near — already on the way down the Mount of Olives — the whole multitude of his disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen.” – Luke 19:37
“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.” – Philippians 4:4
“More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope.” – Romans 5:3-4
“But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; let them ever sing for joy, and spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may exult in you.” – Psalm 5:11
The Best Palm Sunday Quotes
To be joyful and in a holiday spirit, check out this list of the best Palm Sunday quotes.
“If just as we are, we would lay ourselves on the altar of service of Jesus Christ, there is no saying what Christ could do with us and through us.” -William Barclay.
“But Palm Sunday tells us that…it is the cross that is the true tree of life.”-Pope Benedict XVI.
“Let every man and woman count himself immortal. Let him catch the revelation of Jesus in his resurrection. Let him say not merely, ‘Christ is risen,’ but ‘I shall rise.'” -Phillips Brooks.
“Therefore I will give him a portion among the great, and he will divide the spoils with the strong because he poured out his life unto death and was numbered with the transgressors. For he bore the sin of many and made intercession for the transgressors.” -Isaiah 53:12.
“Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst.” -1 Timothy 1:15.
“…and people are to march around the church to commemorate the Palm Sunday event when Jesus rode into Jerusalem and was greeted with applause and palms. People thought he had come to overthrow the Romans, but… no… he had come to change them… and that led to things turning bad.” -Garrison Keillor.
“Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.” -Mark 10:9.
“I believe in one God, the first and great cause of goodness. I also believe in Jesus Christ and the rebirth of the world. I also believe in the Holy Ghost, the comforter.” -Daniel Morgan.
“It may well be that the world is denied miracle after miracle and triumph after triumph because we will not bring to Christ what we have and are.” -William Barclay.
“Finally, be strong in the Lord and the strength of his might.” -Ephesians 6:10.
“This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” – Psalm 8.24.