What do palm fronds symbolize?

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What do palm fronds symbolize?

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answered Dec 5, 2023 by lightsensor (24,180 points)
Palm fronds symbolize eternal life, peace, victory and triumph and originate in the ancient Near East and Mediterranean world.

The palm was sacred in Mesopotamian religions and in ancient Egypt represented immortality.

The biblical meaning of palm leaves is peace, eternal life and triumph.

When Jesus made his triumphant entrance into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, his followers then laid palm branches at his feet.

Jesus was greeted with palm leaves as palm leaves and palm branches were considered to be symbols of victory and triumph at the time.

Days later then the people of Jerusalem would turn on Jesus and then demand the Romans crucify him.

The Eucharist in Christianity is the Holy Communion, Blessed Sacrament and the Lord's Supper, is a Christian rite which is considered to be a sacrament in most churches and as an ordinance in others.

The Eucharist is at the heart of Christian worship.

It is celebrated by Christians around the world as a memorial of the death and resurrection of Jesus, in response to his words at the final meal he shared with his disciples, 'Do this in remembrance of me.

On Good Friday Catholics can eat fish, grains, fruits and vegetables, eggs and milk.

On Good Friday it's not acceptable for Catholics to eat chicken, beef, pork, ham, deer, most other meats and lamb.

On Good Friday at 3pm Catholics liturgy solemnly commemorate the passion and death of Christ and it's usually held in the afternoon at 3 pm which is the time that Christ's passion is understood to have taken place.

The Lamb of God is a lion like lamb which rises to deliver victory after being slain and appears several times in the Book of Revelation.

The lamb of God is also the title for Jesus which appears in the Gospel of John.

It also appears at John 1:29 where John the Baptist sees Jesus and exclaims, Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.

And it also appears again in John 1:36

Jesus was crucified on April 3rd, AD 33.

Other dates are possible when Jesus was crucified by any believers of Jesus can take great assurance from the fact in that most important historical events in Jesus's life like the crucifixion and are firmly anchored in human history.

The sweet smell in the nostrils of god is the honoring of Christ, the savior that brings peace between man and God.

As individuals bow in humility and worship, their sacrifice was a sweet smell to god.

The stench in God's nostrils is also known as the Sin's Stench.

The Lord God smells sin from heaven and it is described in Scripture as an unpleasantly-smelling smoke in His nostrils (Isaiah 65:5).

However, on the day of your conversion God gave you a bath.

He washed you by the cleansing blood of Christ and the spiritual washing of the Spirit (1 John 1:7; Titus 3:5).

In Isaiah, God indicted the haughty and vain daughters of Zion, saying He'd strip them of their finery, “Instead of a sweet smell there will be a stench.”

Isaiah 3:24 Sin stinks to high heaven.

Sin screams and moans and shrieks its awfulness to God.

Twice per day, morning and twilight, the priests burned incense and met with the Lord.

God had a “signature” scent which we know contained frankincense, but the other ingredients remain debated.

And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.

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