The Claims of Jesus
Hosanna is the plea “to save now”. The people on the roadside had witnessed and heard of the great deeds performed by Jesus. Many had apprehended the prophetic importance of Jesus, and some had confessed him in the highest terms: Lord! - Inaugurator of the coming kingdom foreshadowed in David’s dynasty. Hosanna in the highest! Before us is the bearer, the great undertaker, of God’s covenant saving purpose for his people.