“The god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that they might not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God” (2 Corinthians 4:4).
“I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened so that you may know….” (Ephesians 1:18).
When they welcomed Jesus into the city on that Sunday, they did not know what they were doing.
In praising Him as the Son of David who comes in the name of the Lord, they said more than they knew. They professed more than they believed.
“Most of the multitude spread their garments in the road and others were cutting branches from the trees, and spreading them in the road. And the multitudes going before Him, and those who followed after were crying out, saying, ‘Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!’ (Matthew 21)
When they crucified Him on Friday, these people were still in the dark….