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    Jesus was heading into Jerusalem in a triumphant entry with a perfect understanding of the fulfilment of His purpose to become the sacrificial lamb for the salvation of the world; but prior to the fulfillment of His assignment, He had to be glorified. He was lifted upon a donkey and declared as king – with people laying down their coats and palm frond branches – crying out ‘Hosanna’. Luke 19:38 narrated that the people shouted and praised and gave all those accolades to Jesus because of all the wonderful things they had heard about Him – the miracles and the mighty works He had done. But He had one more assignment to conclude to fully vet His glory – on the cross – that would conquer hell and death forever. To some of the Pharisees who stood by, they might only have acknowledged religion and ordered Jesus to silence His ‘praisers’ and worshippers; but Jesus made them to understand that the stones would cry out in their place if religion silenced the people’s worship. He is the King of glory and His name had been glorified above all names – heaven and earth had to recognize that. Jesus’ crucifixion was
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    The root word of testimony is to give witness. The greater the testimony, the skill or circumstance, the more we want to listen to it. But some tests are much harder than others; some are voluntary, some are mandatory for ascension in life, and some just occur by happenstance. From the Old to the New Testament, there are instances of testing, but most of them lead to testimony or an occurrence of witness. Tests, however, do not come beyond the limits that you can handle. Getting out of a test unscathed and strong must, however, meet adequate preparation. For Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness, the Spirit of God prepared Him for forty days. Usually temptations we get caught up with are of the flesh, of our faith, and of our father’s identity. Temptations present themselves not as ugly repulsive entities, but they come as really persuasive demons like the devil was when he was created, but he later became a fallen angel. There is always deceit at the back end of every temptation. But when there is an adequate preparation in the Word of God, we can be overcomers. Jesus faced all three categories of temptations, but He was Himself