It’s been said that when people are facing death, they get serious about life. They look back and reflect on the most important things. They look ahead and ponder the unknown future. And they take a moment to pass along their last words to those closest to them.

As Jesus entered Jerusalem the last week before he went to the cross, the people hailed him as a king. A few days later, they would sentence him as a criminal. Did they realize who he really was? Is it possible they missed God standing right in front of their eyes? Is it possible that we do as well?